Well, we were all glad that we finally made it! It is amazing. Like walking into a fairy tale.
As we were rounding the corner of the highway into the city of
- “Wow, Mommy, do you see that?”
- “Look, look, it’s a castle!!”, etc.
We were all surprised by how big it was and how utterly cool it was!! The family agreed unanimously that it is one of the coolest things we have seen in
Here’s a view from the car – just so you have an idea.
I had insisted on staying the night because Mike’s French teacher from
Here is a link with better photos:
The history of
Arriving at La Cite, which was only about a 5-10 minute walk from the hotel, everyone was misbehaving so badly from excitement that I had to throw 'em in jail!
The church inside La Cite is Notre Dame - a much smaller replica of Notre Dame in Paris. Here are some pictures of the church - some exterior views, including one from the battlements of the castle, and an interior view.
Cool view from the hotel room, too!
We had a terrific visit, and we look forward to going back when Alex is here this summer.
Love to all!