Gargoyles on the Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris, France.
Accommodation: Take great care as the reviews might not tell the complete story.
Try to get an image of the inside of the hotel. When you are told the hotel has
a lift, check to see if the information is true. The noise around some hotels is
atrocious. The rooms are tiny with windows that do not close (even in winter).
After a long day you need a suitable place to rest. Some hotels just should not
Trains and strikes: Yes everyone deserves a fair wage however when you are
traveling the last thing you want is to be held up because of strikes. You might
not speak French and you are caught up in a country town along way from where
you want to go .....don't think for a moment help is on its way. Information is
impossible to obtain and if you are lucky enough to find out a little it will be
conflicting and unhelpful. The public relations rail staff, hang on what public
relations staff??? Travel with French Railways
NO WAY, you are on your own, get out the best way you can and never