March 31, 1971

Days 12-14 Sightseeing highlights include the Borghese Gardens, Trevi Fountain, 2000-year-old Pantheon, the Colosseum and St. Peter’s, the largest Christian church in the world. On Wednesday, a Papal Audience is arranged, providing the Pope is in …

Days 12-14 Sightseeing highlights include the Borghese Gardens, Trevi Fountain, 2000-year-old Pantheon, the Colosseum and St. Peter’s, the largest Christian church in the world. On Wednesday, a Papal Audience is arranged, providing the Pope is in residence.

A breakfast of rolls and the very strongest coffee one could imagine – Continue reading “March 31, 1971”

March 30, 1971

Day 11 Paris-Rome After breakfast, jet to Rome. Time for an apertif at a sidewalk cafe along the famed Via Veneto. Tonight, why not take advantage of a free drink at an exclusive discotheque and each of two nightclubs in this fashionable area? Thi…

Day 11 Paris-Rome After breakfast, jet to Rome.  Time for an apertif at a sidewalk cafe along the famed Via Veneto.  Tonight, why not take advantage of a free drink at an exclusive discotheque and each of two nightclubs in this fashionable area?

This morning we had what was our earliest call to activity – Continue reading “March 30, 1971”

March 29, 1971

Hard to believe we’d reached our last full day in Paris – How to spend it was the topic at Breakfast – Along with Harold and Ruth we sought out the Place de la Bastille where a Paris mob captured the huge prison July 14, 1789 & began the French Re…

Hard to believe we’d reached our last full day in Paris – How to spend it was the topic at Breakfast – Continue reading “March 29, 1971”

March 28, 1971

Real luxury – Breakfast in our room — Dressed & had a meeting in the Lobby – Harold and Ruth were heading for Versailles – The rest of us decided to make the trip to Chartres – It was a beautiful, bright and sunny day as we left the Hotel – We to…

Real luxury – Breakfast in our room — Dressed & had a meeting in the Lobby – Harold and Ruth were heading for Versailles – The rest of us decided to make the trip to Chartres – Continue reading “March 28, 1971”

March 27, 1971

Found the French Breakfast to be rolls with strong coffee, hot tea, or hot milk to drink – Really very good bread – one roll quite plain the other with a slightly sweet glaze Our day of Sightseeing began with our T.W.A. Tour of the City so we boar…

Found the French Breakfast to be rolls with strong coffee, hot tea, or hot milk to drink – Really very good bread – one roll quite plain the other with a slightly sweet glaze Continue reading “March 27, 1971”

March 26, 1971

Had our last English breakfast after which we all went our separate ways – Ruth, Harold & I took a walk through St. James Park – a beautiful cool but bright morning – flowers were beautiful – On through the Court of St. James where many diplomatic…

Had our last English breakfast after which we all went our separate ways – Ruth, Harold & I took a walk through St. James Park – a beautiful cool but bright morning – flowers were beautiful – Continue reading “March 26, 1971”

March 25, 1971

After breakfast Shopping was the first order of the day so off we went – Travellers Cheques in hand! Had lunch at London’s famous Department Store “Fortnum and Mason” “under the clock” During our early afternoon shopping we saw the Marquis of Quee…

After breakfast Shopping was the first order of the day so off we went – Travellers Cheques in hand! Continue reading “March 25, 1971”