My last full day in Paris!
Today is my last day to attempt to go to the top of the Eiffel Tower again.
I am determined to get that photo of me at the top!
It is cloudy with a chance of rain but that won't stop me!
I decide to take the bus even though it's not a long walk,
but if the lines are long I want to be as rested as possible!
As I approach the tower I am once again hit with it's beauty! Something about it moves me so much! Now for the lines...well luck was with me. No long lines and it only took me about 30 minutes to get my ticket, go through security and get to the elevator for my ride to the 2nd level.
The sun was shining and the wind was blowing but the views were gorgeous!
The lines for the elevators to the top were long so I took some time to just walk around this level and really soak in the views!
You can see a few clouds coming in!
I got in the long line for the elevator to the top. While waiting a storm came up and it rained and the wind blew like crazy. It was cold! I was so glad I had my pink beret on.
After finally getting to the top, the storm had passed and I once again took time to view the city of Paris!
As I gazed at this city I had dreamed about visiting for so many years
I thought about my journey here...
the gift of this trip from my daughter, the months of planning...
The wonderful days I've spent in Paris and all that I have seen and experienced here!
I have lived each moment to the fullest!
This dream started at the Paris Hotel Eiffel Tower in Las Vegas with a toast of champagne!
and so it ends with a toast...
To my family for your support.
To my friends and blogging buddies for your advice, encouragement and for sharing all the excitement of planning this trip with me.
To my cousin Joletta who was able to join me on this trip,
it was so much fun to share the joy of Paris with you!
and of course...
To my daughter Ashleigh
Her gift of love to me.
Fulfilling a dream of a lifetime and to do it in such a wonderful way...
well to my lovely daughter....
This one's for you!
Merci ma chère!