Reading has continued to dominate our trip and during our time in Montenegro and the Balkans we managed to consume quite a variety of books, from Balkan histories and travelogues to various novels picked up at Belgrade’s English bookstores.
I’ve been thinking about favorite days in Europe now that we are almost half way through our trip. Here’s the little list I came up with:
The World’s Only Evaluation Method That Places Equal Importance On Sleeping and Eating As It Does On The Price of a Beer.
Because we’re touring during the off-season, there’s not nearly as much open as there would be during the spring and summer months, but we get to benefit from having entire castles to ourselves, a choice that we’d make time and time again.
My favorite place in Paris is Rue Descartes just north of Contrescarpe. There’s a really old woman there named Françoise who lives on the second floor next to the cafe where Verlaine died and she yells at you as you walk by, asking you for cigarettes.