Paris, France - 6 de Octubre 2013
Today we went on a ‘Hop On-Hop Off’ bus tour of the city. We started off by seeing the Arc de Triomphe. We didn’t hop off the bus here. Instead we watched and were trying to count how many people the bus would take out if it accidentally didn’t make the turn just right. Haha, awful we know.
Our second stop was the Eiffel Tower. I am pretty sure JaNon’s dad and I can be best friends with the way we both like to take pictures. I am also sure that JaNon and her mom were ready to kill us both! Haha. I simply can not get past how beautiful the Eiffel tower is. I think it was one of my favorite things to see here in Paris other than the show at the Moulin Rouge theatre.
Our next stop was the Louvre. This is the museum in Paris where the Mona Lisa is held. Funny story though, by the time we got there, we were all so thirsty and had to use the restrooms. So we did that and then went into one of the little cafés inside the Louvre and got water and some beers… Then we realized that in the process of doing all of that, the Louvre had closed and we hand’t even made it inside :( Definitely a bummer but quite the funny situation. Maybe you had to be there to find the humor that we did.
Right outside the Louvre though, there is this bridge named, the Love Lock Bridge. This has been on my bucket list since I was a senior in high school and found out about it. The legend says that, a love lock is a lock which ‘sweethearts’ lock to a bridge, fence or gate to symbolize their love. Typically their names or initials are written on the lock and the key is thrown away to symbolize the unbreakable love between them. Well, we all know how much I suck at relationships and having that unbreakable love bullshit, but, I FINALLY GOT TO CROSS IT OFF. On my lock, I drew an open heart with the infinity symbol. I thought this was a great way to represent that my heart is still open to my forever… Whoever the hell that may be. But I still did it and in a way that worked for me ! :)
After I did that, we finished our tour by going by the Notre Dame Church! It was beautiful. Although we didn’t get out and stop (because it was closed) the pictures I got from the top of the bus were great! I thought it was cool since my mom went to Notre Dame high school and I keep telling myself that somehow there is a connection between the two :P Haha.
Me and JaNon were discussion how happy we are to be HOME and how we both called it home without even a second thought… Even after a month this place has both our hearts wrapped around its beautiful little city. Paris was incredible but there still is no place like San Sebastian <3