South of France

๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท 6th - 10th April 2024 Day 1 London To Nice My flight to Nice was in the afternoon . Nice airport is fairly small and not that far from the towm. I reached my Air BnB apartment late in the evening . We had our dinner and then retired for the day. Day 2 Antibes We spent the morning in Nice. The Promenade des Anglais is the iconic seafront boulevard that stretches for approximately seven kilometers along the beautiful Mediterranean coastline of Nice. Lined with palm trees and offering…

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Paris Again

๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท This is my second trip to Paris. Shreyashi is on the way and I just returned from Chadar trek with a broken elbow. This was a very short trip . We stayed in a very comfortable hotel near Arc de Triomphe, visited Eiffel tower , enjoyed Paris streets.                  

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๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท After coming to UK , this was my first trip outside UK.ย  Four of us planned the trip, I, who came to work in UBS from a consulting company called Polaris, Jayesh from Infosys, Gopi and Vinay from Wipro. First step was obtaining a Schengen. Those days embassies used to deal with the Visa applications directly and typically you would get back passport end of the day or next day. Nevertheless , my visa was approved only for 7 days just enough to cover the itinerary. We took the…

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Disnyland France

๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท This is about 30 kilometer from Paris consists of two theme parks ,ย  Disneyland parks and Walt Disney Studio parks. Disneyland parks first of the two opened in 1992 . The park is organised as "themes" , "Adventureland", "Fantasyland", "Frontierland", "Discoveryland" and many rides within each of these themes.ย  Disney Studio opened in 2002 . Other than themes organised across many different Disney production , there are many different shows. The most spectacular one was car and bike show. A stunt show that showed how action movies are filmed,…

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Paris Versailles

๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท It is worth to spend a day in Versails . This is very easy to reach by train . The most common and easy way to get to Versailles is toย take the RER C train that will take you to Chateau rive Gauche train station at Versailles.ย  The palace contains about 2300 rooms . Since 1979, the Palace of Versailles has been listed as a World Heritage and is one of the greatest achievements in French 17th century art. Louis XIII's old hunting pavilion was transformed and extended by…

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