Tuesday 25 April 2006
Highlights: Chateau De Versailles, Climbing the Eiffel Tower
Setting off early for my first day in Europe I decided to visit the Chateau De Versailles. The wealth of the palace is unbelievable, it’s no wonder Louis XVI and Marie-Antoinette were taken from this palace by the France poor. The grounds were amazing just be themselves.
I followed this up with a visit to the Eiffel Tower, that international symbol on Paris. I chose to jump the 668 steps to the second level and the views were spectacular. Having said that seeing heavily armed military forces walking around did not put me at ease!