L.A. Parker, the award-winning columnist for The Trentonian, had a difficult decision to make: Paris or Costa Rica for his best vacation ever.
A visit to San Juanillo, Costa Rica made for the best vacation
Parker wrote: Paris offered all the wonderful excursions, including a memorable first-day trip to Jardin de Luxembourg. With a (Costa Rican) girlfriend who spoke fluent French, we breezed through Paris. We stayed in an artist’s apartment near the Rive Gauche or Left Bank of the Seine River.
Paris required a regimented schedule that assured visits to popular tourist spots. The Louvre, Palace of Versailles, The Avenue des Champs-Élysées, Montmartre, Eiffel Tower, etc.
Loved Paris although the trip seemed like entering a boulangerie and eating any available pastry or dessert. Sensory overload, a tarte Bourdaloue