Still somewhat sick, although I felt better after a hot shower and a long sleep. Today was abbreviated because of my flu bug. I took a cab to the Louvre and found out it was quite close to me. No matter, I didn’t want to walk any more than necessary. Even though today had quite a bit of sun, the wind is biting.
The Louvre line was a three hour wait. I opted to go tomorrow instead. I had arrived around 1:00 p.m. so that might have been a contributing factor. I will try to get their earlier tomorrow; perhaps the line will be less overwhelming.
One of the problems of all these major sites is this: they are all on or near the Seine. When this wind whips up, I believe it’s coming off the North Sea, it cuts through your clothing. As a result, I cannot (I will not) wait in a three hour line. Continue reading