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Batobus

The Batobus (from bateau, or boat) is another interesting way to get around.  With a single price ticket, you can get on the boat, ride along and listen to the narration, and get off/on as many times as you like.  It stops close to most of the major monuments which makes it both interesting and practical.

The Seine is very much a working river.  You see all kinds of boats - passenger, tourist, cargo, and even houseboats. 

Mom pointed out that a glass-enclosed boat could be a lot like a floating terrarium on a sunny day.  Mom was so right!  Fortunately we had a cloudy day ... it was fun.

Mom waiting for BatoBus BatoBus St. Gervais
Mom waiting for the BatoBus The BatoBus The back of St. Gervais, just another typical neighborhood church
St. Gervais Inside St. Gervais Stained glass
The front of St. Gervais Inside St. Gervais Stained glass inside St. Gervais
Mom at Hotel deVille Hotel deVille Hotel deVille Fountain
Mom in front of Hotel deVille (town hall) Hotel deVille Hotel deVille
Seine River Chris Pont Alexander
Seine River Did I just see Santa Claus in bermuda shorts?? Pont Alexander

There are about a gazillion bridges on the Seine, each different - but this one is the most photographed

Seine at night
Seine River at night, by Notre Dame
 

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