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Paris - Versailles

King Louie's grand place...

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Contrary to the last blog entry, we all get up early for the trip to Versailles. It is a bit over an hour by metro and train out to the city where the complex is. There are three main parts - the Chateau/Palace, the Gardens and the Trianons. I had only seen the gardens, so I was looking forward to it. The Palace opened at 9am and we were in line as planned by 8:30am. It started a bit unimpressive, but quickly gained momentum with all the fabulous rooms and the tremendous Hall of Mirrors...

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The gardens are extremely vast (they rent golf carts). There are "roads" between areas as well and many musical water fountain displays. Loads and loads to see.

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As we made it up one side of the garden, we stopped for a lunch break in the park. Next a few of us rented bikes to ride to the Trianons (riding on cobblestone roads was an experience). The Grand Trianon is amazing by itself.

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Gwen called and made reservations at a place we wanted to eat near our hotel. So after a long day and some struggles with the laundry mat, we had a very nice sit down meal.

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Posted by M6-Greg 00:51 Archived in France

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