Entries from June 2004

Sunday, June 6th, 2004

Hello from Barcelona

We made it into Barcelona two days ago just fine. Our hotel, the Hotel Montecarlo, is located right on the La Rambla, which is the main avenue going down the center of the city. The hotel was a nice surprise since the room was a large suite with lots of niceties and a balcony looking […]

Thursday, June 3rd, 2004

Hello From Paris

We arrived in Paris from Nice yesterday with no major headaches, other than a longer than usual wait for the RER (commuter rail) from Charles de Gaulle airport into Paris. Even that wasn’t really that big a deal. We’re staying at the Hotel Abbatial Saint-German. It’s not really that great of a hotel, but the […]

Tuesday, June 1st, 2004

On The French Riviera

Today, we took a guided tour via mini-van covering a large portion of the French Riviera. Our driver picked us up at our hotel in the morning, and then picked up another family of 4 from Belgium. The tour guide and most of the other family spoke English, so most of the tour was going […]