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From Paris to Amsterdam, the End

Gare du Nord train station
This is the last of four posts about my trip to Europe.  If you haven't read the others,  you can start with day one here.  Just in case this is your first time reading my blog, I must tell you that I'm a fan of Matt Damon.  You need to know this little tidbit to fully grasp the enormity of the photo above.  The train station I am standing in(!) has been in a few of my favorite movies.  According to Wikipedia, both the exterior and the interior of the Gare du Nord are seen in the 2002 film The Bourne Identity with Matt Damon (sigh) and again in the trilogy's finale, The Bourne Ultimatum.  It was also seen in Ocean's Twelve with Matt Damon (and others).  Aah!  How cool is that?  
Sadly Fortunately, I did not find this out until after we were no longer there, otherwise you, dear reader, would have had to endure many many photos of a train station in Paris.  And yes, Patrick knows of my fondness for Matt and tolerates the silliness without even …