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FRANCE | Wednesday, 5 August 2009 | Views [869] | Comments [13]

hello faithful readers! (i.e mum and dad) phil here again. so its been a while since we last blogged properly this has been mostly due to the fact we are stingey and dont want to spend our hard earned cash on internet hostels so donations to keep this blog alive are more than welcome!

it is now our last night in paris, we are staying in a nice hostel in monmatre with free internet! yay! since we last blogged properly we spent my birthday in brighton addicted to 2p machines on the pier, tried on 100000 different pairs of sunglasses and ate tasty strawberries in camden, climbed the eiffel thingy for midnight and have done more walking than we have done in our entire lives though the monotonous streets of paris. now, dont get me wrong, paris is lovely but everystreet looks the same! all the buildings are cream coloured, six stories high and have a red brasserie bar thingy on the corner. 

we've stayed in three different hostels in paris, which has hads its ups and downs, its good cause we have been able to see different parts of paris from the pretty and smelly to the dingey and smelly, it sucked packing and carrying bags around everywhere though:(

for me so far highlight of paris was this approx 75 year old man dancing just near the bastille tower thingy with REALLY loud hilarious pop music wearing a totally white outfit with shiny silver writing saying "PAPY DANCE"  alex was not as impressed...

so we also somehow managed to run into another two people we met, two of alex's very good friends from highschool, franny and lucy, under the eiffel tower just after midnight while trying to decide how to get to the metro stop. SO WEIRD. we have now run into 6 different people we know from sydney. is anyone left there?!? bizzaro.

another highlight of paris was between 4 of us (us and alexs friends) we spent AU$50 on hot chocolate. it was awesome, like drinking melted chocolate. soooo tasty  and we justified it cause it was franny's birthday :)

we are heading off to barcelona tomorrow, very excited to get to a new city as we are sick of paying so much for food here.

ohh also! we were very happy to read that kyle sanderlands has no job anymore! yay!

okay, so this is alex now as phil is expressing his manliness helping some vulnerable new zealand girls open wine. but he says he is all finished and i trust that what he said somewhat resembles the truth. au revoir mes amis and hasta luego in barcelona!

Tags: chocolate, manliness, papy dance, paris



god damn I love this blog.

  mARRRIIIIAAAA Aug 5, 2009 9:59 AM


Maria, you thought that was good stand by for the sequel from Phil called "How I got my phone back".
It involves him ringing the number 0437 734 149 and saying "Mista can I have my phone back!"

  Bruce White Aug 5, 2009 10:25 AM


Safe journeys and let the un-parisienne/oh so espagnol(e?) good times roll en Barcelona!
all love C & Jxxxxxxx

  Claire/Jim Aug 5, 2009 10:30 PM


What does Paris smell of????

  Marilyn Aug 6, 2009 7:55 AM


>>donations to keep this blog alive
How about some sedyawood..

  Bruce White Aug 6, 2009 6:43 PM


dad you are a strange, strange man! but i miss you lots. you too mum. paris smelled of urine mostly.

  Phil Aug 7, 2009 5:11 AM


I don't remember Paris smelling or urine - maybe it doesn't smell in the winter . . x

  Sandra Aug 7, 2009 7:50 AM


Sorry - meant "of" urine! Enjoy Barcelona! x

  Sandra Aug 7, 2009 7:52 AM


Never fear, parental units aren't the only readers. Miss you guys, glad to hear you are having fun!

  Friskee Aug 7, 2009 8:40 PM


Im intrigued about what exactly PAPY DANCE means and what it entails

  Shoe Aug 9, 2009 5:35 PM


Angelina's hot choc, best thing in the world =D

  Angela Aug 9, 2009 10:44 PM


Okay, so I found the link on palex´s facebook and had a sneak but oh my god! you appreciated papy dance. He made my trip to Paris complete.

  Joanna Aug 26, 2009 11:28 AM


Sounds most excellent my friend, the papy dance sounded amazing (you would not believe how much that has shaped my view of Paris). On another note did you know your web blog is the first entry in google when you type in phalex gone wild! (I was expecting porn which would have been awkward since I'm at work... Yay for unrestricted internets!)
Much love from my end keep on enjoying your fun holiday times.

  Rob! Sep 5, 2009 4:10 PM

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