A Little Over A Year Ago

941 Words Aug 5th, 2015 4 Pages
A little over a year ago, I was lucky enough to take a trip to Europe. The first destination, Paris.

Arriving at Paris may have been the most exhilarating experience I have ever felt. All my life, I wanted to visit Europe and feel its history around me, and there I was standing there ready to take it all in. Besides, I may have watched Midnight in Paris, with Owen Wilson, Rachel McAdams and Tom Hiddleston (my love for the Hiddles is real), for like the tenth time before the flight. However, it never really dawned on me that I was actually there. I was in that floaty, dream-like state. Maybe it was the adrenaline or the lack of sleep, but I just couldn’t fathom it. All I knew was, one, I was tired as hell and needed some shut eye, two, I looked like death, and three, I was ready to start exploring.

The first thing on the itinerary was to drop off all our stuff the hotel so we could make our way to the heart of Paris. Our first hotel was in a cute little town called, Cergy Pontoise, on the residential outskirts of Paris. We were running a bit late our first day, so we caught the rapid rail into the city centre where our Parisian experience began: the Louvre!

The Louvre is a fortress-turned-castle-turned-the world 's largest art museum. Personally, (and please don’t hate me for saying this) I’m not about that art life. I mean its interesting and all, but I just don’t really care about it, unless it has a scandalous story behind it, then I 'll stop and stare. But for me, it…
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