First off, I just wanted to thank Chris and Tamara for helping me propose to my girlfriend! Having never been to Paris before, I had asked Chris to assist me with finding a location in Montmartre/Paris where I could propose to my a girlfriend in a manner that was private, special, and singular. Chris was enthusiastic and responsive to my emails and came up with multiple suggestions after I provided him with a description of what I felt would be the ideal setting for the proposal. After several emails in which he was proactive not just in providing suggestions for where to propose, he also offered to make restaurant recommendations for us after the proposal. He created a variation of his Montmartre free tour tailored to our specific interests, and I felt confident the evening of the proposal that everything would go smoothly.
Only that it didn't.
We were set to meet up with Chris at 5pm, but due to our lack of familiarity with the city of Paris, we wound up finding ourselves running late. Although we were able to call Chris and let him know we were running behind, we wound up being 30 minutes later than expected. Although I was embarrassed, Chris greeted us with enthusiasm (and obviously had a lot of patience) as if we had met up with him on time. On cue, Chris helped trick my fiancee into believing that we had lucked out on a private tour of Montmartre as others had "backed out" at the last minute.
The tour Chris provides is nothing short of spectacular. Fun, historical, and informative, Chris led us to a number of different sites through the neighborhood of Montmartre, providing us with great background information and detail about each site. Even though it was raining off and on that day, Chris' positive attitude and personality kept us engaged throughout the tour. He also volunteered and helped us take pictures throughout the tour, including the one where I got down on my knee and proposed to my girlfriend. The park he selected was better than expected and the setting was perfect. To be able to capture the moment of surprise when my girlfriend realized that I was proposing as it happened is incredible and an unforgettable memory that we will cherish for the remainder of our lives. Tamara also later presented my fiancee with her favorite flowers and a special gift at my request. Following the proposal, we thoroughly enjoyed the special dinner Chris had arranged for my fiancee and me to enjoy. The night was absolutely magical!
In short, Chris and Tamara are professional yet very personal and fun. They provide an excellent tour of Montmartre, and created an unforgettable experience. I hope to meet up with them the next time I find myself in Paris!
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