An old phone photograph from the top of the Eiffel Tower, 2013
Doodling Stan from South Park rather than doing homework due in on Tuesday
Headed over to Notre Dame today and hung about round there for the day. Visited Shakespeare & Co, and found a comic shop full of Tintin/Hergé things. Had some supper near Saint Michel’s (fixed menus everywhere D: ) and heading back to visit the Louvre at night.
Off to find some sweets at the market then early night for the flight home tomorrow.
was trying to order a candy apple at the market and just said ‘bonbon pomme’ before I remembered it’s actually called something completely different
Headed back down to the Eiffel Tower to check if our friend’s curry stall was still there but they must have backed up for the winter. Got some food at a pizza/pasta restaurant on the corner near the metro. Made friends with the waiter who asked if my phone was the new iphone; he stood around laughing, trying to get into the home screen using the finger print scan and kept failing till I did it for him. Food was brilliant. We had also bought some cakes from the shop Aux Délices de Manon, which we spotted earlier, so we had some strawberry cake and chocolate cake slices to look forward to as well.
Flight landed and we spent the night at the Christmas market at the Champs-Élysées. Bought a heap of food, hot chocolate and mulled wine from the vendors, which tasted fucking amazing. Even found an ocarina stall and had a 15min conversation with the guy, who showed me all his handmade ocarinas. Sadly, he told me, the French don’t see interested in his stuff, so after 10 years he’s going to give up his stall next year. Bought one in the end and he used his tools to make sure it was finely tuned by scrapping away inside before giving it away. Merci monsieur and good luck with your craft.
More Champs-Élysées today!