“Travels to A Different Time” : 5August1972: Last Day in Paris and the Bugs in My Bed? Rats Nibbling at My Toes

It is my last full day in Paris and I am heading North to England tomorrow. I must have walked 10 miles today and managed to see the Mona Lisa at the Louvre with only two people looking at it with me. Then to the Eiffel Tower swarming with tourists the bane of my existence.Continue reading ““Travels to A Different Time” : 5August1972: Last Day in Paris and the Bugs in My Bed? Rats Nibbling at My Toes”

“Travels to a Different Time” : 3August1972: Paris at $4.65 a Day

Up early leaving my hovel and heading to the Sorbonne area. I found another hovel for $3.65 a night including breakfast. I walked most the morning seeing the Palais de Justice. What a city of incredible architecture, parks and monuments. Suffering from hunger pains I went to a market and bought bread, jam, cookies andContinue reading ““Travels to a Different Time” : 3August1972: Paris at $4.65 a Day”

“Travels to a Different Time” : 2August72: Malaga/Paris: All Alone in Paris! Are Those Lice, Crabs or Fleas on My Sheets?

We flew on Overseas National Airways from Malaga to Paris. Mom is staying on board heading back to New York. It will be her birthday flight. And Robert at 16 years of age in Paris all alone! I have been well trained in frugal living in Europe so will have to put my skills toContinue reading ““Travels to a Different Time” : 2August72: Malaga/Paris: All Alone in Paris! Are Those Lice, Crabs or Fleas on My Sheets?”