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Escape to Paris/Mt.St.Michel via LH/A380(PEK-FRA)/EuroStar(LHR-BRU)/Thayle(BRU-PAR)!

Escape to Paris/Mt.St.Michel via LH/A380(PEK-FRA)/EuroStar(LHR-BRU)/Thayle(BRU-PAR)!

Old Oct 27, 11, 3:49 am
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Talking Escape to Paris/Mt.St.Michel via LH/A380(PEK-FRA)/EuroStar(LHR-BRU)/Thayle(BRU-PAR)!

Business trips are the central theme of my photo trip reports. I dread the boredom of being on the road alone. I am never a fan of dinning alone or wondering around looking for things to do. Perhaps the heavy loads of work are on the back of my mind to allow me to relax. Then, there is Paris!

I love walking around any European cities. Each one is unique and colourful. My personal favourite TRs are the ones I have done in Madrid/Vienna, Dublin, Luxembourg, London, Malta, Germany. Unfortunately, I have not done a TR on a European location this year. The Germany TR was shot in 2010, and B&W Brussels TR I did earlier this year was such a gloomy reflection of the state of mind I was in. Then, there is Paris!

Night photographs have been frequently included in my TRs, because I am usually in meetings during the day, and walking around at night helped me to relax before I return to piles of work in my hotel room. Then, there is Paris!

Travelling alone is tough, but my recent trip to Europe was different. I was in London and Brussels for meetings and was able to see my good friend/former colleague from DC who happened to visit those two cities for work, and she was able to keep me away from massive boredom. Then, there is Paris!

Instead returning home, I took a side trip to Paris/Mt. Michel with a dear friend of mine who happened to be in Paris for work assignment for a couple of days. We decided to take a day off from our hectic work schedule to tour Mt. St. Michel! We also had half a day walking around Paris. What an escape from my usual boring work trip. She and I had a memorable time in France!

No night photos of Paris, because there was no boredom at night!
In this photo trip report, I plan to include photos of:

  • LH A380 from PEK to FRA and connecting flight to LHR
  • Hilton Waldorf Hotel in London
  • Eurostar ride from London to Brussels
  • Brussels Marriot
  • Thayls ride from Brussels to Paris
  • Paris Renaissance Hotel
  • Paris
  • Mt. St. Michel
  • LH A380 FRA-PEK



















.....Stay Tuned!

My other photo trip reports can be accessed by click on the titles below:


Work Visits in Kuala Lumpur & Singapore-A Galore of SQ Flights!
Glimpse of Niagara Falls and Toronto - Experience Air Canada!
Rainy Night at Union Square! Experience UA & CO Premium Products!
The German Odyssey! Berlin/Mainz/Munich/Neuschwanstein/Rhine River
1st Time in Delhi! Experience 4 Different SQ 777 J Seats/Cabins
Colorlessly Stuck in A Time Trap - Another LH Asia-EU C Trip!
Discover Malta's Past and Present! LH C & 1st Time on Air Malta!
The Macau Differences -Turbojet Across the Mouth of Pearl River!
This is London! - Inaugural LH A380 Frankfurt-Beijing Service!!
Hi Seoul, Soul of Asia! - First time flying Asiana!
The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg:EU-Asia on LH F & 1st time on Lux Air
Shanghai An Old City with Modern Make-Ups; LH C from EU to Asia!
Guinness, Trinity, Walking around Dublin- Another LH C Trip Report!
Sleepless in Taipei - Cattle Class over Taiwan Strait on CA/CX!
Colorlessly Stuck in a Time Trap - Not Another UA F/C Transpac Trip!
Plaza Mayor/Heldenplatz, MAD/VIE, LH & 1st time on Austrian/Adria Airways!
Time Square Loses its Colors...Not Just Another UA Trip Report!
Godiva, Neuhaus - Sweeties of Brussels, LH/KA C, CX Wing & SAS Lounge
iPhone Photo Report:PEK-FRA-ZRH-MUC-PEK on LH/LX Business Class
Round-the World on UA (new F Suite), SQ A380/77W (Business), LH 744 (Business) and BD A320 (Business)

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Old Oct 27, 11, 3:51 am
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Looking forward to more as always
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Hi- much looking forward to the report. FYI, that's Wembley Stadium (national soccer stadium) rather than the Olympic stadium
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Great pictures as always. Did that woman trip on the steps? No wonder in those shoes! You should really have helped her up rather than taking photos of her.
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Old Oct 27, 11, 7:49 am
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WOW
What a teaser !

Again some stunning pictures to come...
Love the one of jarding du luxembourg and mont st michel.
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Originally Posted by mentor of monty View Post
Hi- much looking forward to the report. FYI, that's Wembley Stadium (national soccer stadium) rather than the Olympic stadium
Thanks for your comment.

Regarding Olympic Stadium versus Wembley Soccer Stadium, I also took a photo of Wembley from the sky above on the same flight. I have always identified the "new" Wembley Stadium as the one has a huge Arch. See photo below.



The photos is The Emirates Stadium of Arsenal FC in North London

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The stadium in question is 'the emirates' the new home of Arsenal FC.

Looking forward to the rest of the TR.
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great photos more please~~~
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Originally Posted by noniron View Post
The stadium in question is 'the emirates' the new home of Arsenal FC.

Looking forward to the rest of the TR.
Great! Thanks for the correction. I will amend the reference when I am able to access the photo file.

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The stadium in question is 'the emirates' the new home of Arsenal FC.
Correct. It isn't the Olympic stadium.
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Looking great so far, looking forward to the rest.
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Correct. It isn't the Olympic stadium.
Yes, it has been corrected. Thank you!
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Originally Posted by Me2E View Post
Great pictures as always. Did that woman trip on the steps? No wonder in those shoes! You should really have helped her up rather than taking photos of her.
Thanks for your comment on the photos.

Does it look like she fell? I guess you will just have to stay tuned to find out.....


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Wonderful photos - looking forward to more!
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Looking forward to more as always
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great photos more please~~~
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Looking great so far, looking forward to the rest.
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Wonderful photos - looking forward to more!
Thanks very much! I will start posting the photos shortly.
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