First off, sorry not sorry for the extremely over the top amount of photos including the Eiffel Tower. 🙂 We were hardcore tourists today in Paris. The first thing we did when we woke up was get ready and call our uber to go to the Eiffel Tower. I have waited a long time, a lifetime to be exact, for that moment. You know when you imagine a place in your head and 9/10 times it’s a disappointment when you finally see it in person? Yeah, that’s NOT how the Eiffel Tower was for me. It was way better than I imagined and bigger! I personally, (don’t hate me for this…) think I might like France more than Italy. I feel like it’s just more my style. It’s girly and elegant. 😉
After being super duper touristy at the Eiffel Tower we headed to Ladurée. This was another moment I have waited a lifetime for. 😛 For those of you who don’t know what Ladurée is, YOU SHOULD BECAUSE IT HAS THE BEST MACARONS EVER. Macarons are like sushi, if you don’t like them, you probably haven’t had a good one. After breaking the bank ($20) 😉 for 6 macarons we walked down to the Arc De Triomphe and took some more cute pictures.
Coming to Paris I knew I wanted to see the Mona Lisa so we headed to the Louvre. Everyone told us “be prepared for the wait… blah blah blah” and yes, 11 out of 10 times they are right but we literally walked right in. *hair flip*. Fifteen dollars later we saw her smile. I really do want to talk about how different it looks in person. In all seriousness, its like she is staring right at you. To me, her eyes were more haunting than anything. It was like someone had cut eye holes and they were staring right into my soul. You really need to see this painting if you don’t like sleeping at night.
Braxton and I are in love and we wanted to do the super cliché thing and leave a lock on the locks of love bridge. But, sadly the bridges locks were removed over a year ago. Since, we don’t keep up with Paris news we didn’t know. So sad, I know, tell me about it. So, what did us lovebirds do? We bought a lock and put them where everyone else does…next to the bridge. :p
Eiffel Tower, Ladurée, The Arc, The Louvre and the not so locks of love bridge. Day one mission accomplished. 🙂 We are so excited for the next few days.
With Love, Elizabeth Ashley.