Rue Mouffetard -- Pastry Reflections Rue Mouffetard -- Pastry Reflections

Walking down Rue Mouffetard we saw this line of pastries reflected in the counter Le Moule à Gâteau 111, rue Mouffetard 5ième arr. See the ...

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Repetto, pour tout le monde Repetto, pour tout le monde

Repetto , known the world over for its ballet shoes , also makes les chaussures for women of all ages, men, and children.

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Afternoon play -- Square du Temple Afternoon play -- Square du Temple

Mary, Marie, Virginia and I wandered through the Marais en juin and found ourselves in Square du Temple . The scenes in the photos show care...

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Pere Lachaise -- Un beau visage Pere Lachaise -- Un beau visage

The ironwork on this vault is one of a thousand faces in Pere Lachaise. Beautiful cemetaries are a joy to photograph for the architecture, t...

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Ladurée -- le petit déjeuner Ladurée -- le petit déjeuner

In June just a few doors from our hotel on Rue Jacob was Ladurée. The room adjacent to the usual sales room was set for le petit déjeuner. I...

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Église Saint Germain des Prés Église Saint Germain des Prés

Reportedly the oldest church in Paris (founded in 542), the courtyard of Église Saint Germain des Prés on the north side displays some of t...

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Macarons on Ile Saint Louis Macarons on Ile Saint Louis

This is a simple display of macarons with a hand-lettered sign to offer the day's flavors. Some of the larger pâtisseries produce machin...

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Rue Mouffetard -- Une pièce de théâtre Rue Mouffetard -- Une pièce de théâtre

In June while walking Rue Mouffetard, I was sitting on the curb (don't ask) and watched this scene on the opposite corner. Monsieur was ...

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Cour d'Honneur -- Les Invalides Cour d'Honneur -- Les Invalides

You do not have to be a fan of France's military history to appreciate the beautiful patina on the cannons in Cour d'Honneur. Some o...

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La librairie et le patron La librairie et le patron

I loved the stacks and stacks of books that the owner of this petite librairie attended so carefully. A gentle little scene you think? Not s...

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Beyond -- To Córdoba, Spain Beyond -- To Córdoba, Spain

The Catedral de Córdoba was formerly the Great Mosque of Córdoba , or the Mezquita . It has long been on my list of places to visit (and pho...

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Zoom-Zoom II Zoom-Zoom II

Bleu clair, bleu, noir, et rouge -- Alons-y! After walking the streets of Paris all morning and a lovely dejeuner with mes amies Virginia an...

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Église Saint-Séverin Église Saint-Séverin

The graceful arches in the ambulatory of Église Saint-Séverin are emphasized by the ambient light of the mid-afternoon sun. I am fascinated ...

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Tournez vous vers le ciel Tournez vous vers le ciel

Always look up -- Otherwise you will miss beauties like this! Au coin du Boulevard Beaumarchais et de la Rue Saint-Claude 3ième arrondisseme...

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Pâtisserie Gérard Mulot -- Miam-miam! Pâtisserie Gérard Mulot -- Miam-miam!

The pâtisseries of Paris provide a sugar feast for the eyes and Gérard Mulot in le 6ième arr. has a history of delicious offerings, both sa...

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Reflections in le Marais Reflections in le Marais

On a walk in the Marais with Mary, Marie, Virginia and Peter we came upon this store window. It was an artistic display of tools but on re...

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How did I miss this? How did I miss this?

It was not until I posted the Sunday church, Saint Denys du Saint Sacrement , and I was looking for information on Eugène Delacroix that I r...

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Les chanteurs américains -- Oui ou non? Les chanteurs américains -- Oui ou non?

In June, I spied these two chanteurs who had gathered quite a crowd, or should I say young groupies, on a Friday afternoon on Rue St. Antoin...

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Le Lion Bleu -- Paris door Le Lion Bleu -- Paris door

I think that if I lived in Paris I would love to have this whimsical blue lion greeting me each day. He looks a bit thirsty to me! 12, rue d...

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Flowers left on the church step Flowers left on the church step

The view of Église d'Oratoire from Rue St. Honoré is rather bleak and not at all similar to the majestic front facing Rue de Rivoli. One...

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Les fleurs rose Les fleurs rose

Before summer is totally behind us, I thought the beautiful blue Paris skies in the Jardin du Luxembourg would bring you another glimpse of ...

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La Mairie -- Nogent-sur-Marne La Mairie -- Nogent-sur-Marne

Just east of Bois de Vincennes are a series of beautiful villes situated along the Marne river. If you take the RER to Nogent-sur-Marne, th...

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Le Carrousel de Nogent Le Carrousel de Nogent

If you have been to Paris in the winter you know that most, if not all, of the carousels are closed. How about un manège enclosed with glass...

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Morning stroll Morning stroll

This scene almost escaped me before I could "aim and shoot" and it was not until later that I could definitely say "it's ...

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Eric Kayser II Eric Kayser II

The French know how to do it right! This pâtisserie is found in the 5ième Arr. on Rue Monge near Métro Maubert-Mutualité. When I stay in a h...

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Un chapeau et un .....? Un chapeau et un .....?

Un chapeau et un .... je ne sais pas! I was sneaking a photo of this stylish hat at Le Bon Marché as I had done before and in reviewing my ...

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Sacré Coeur Sacré Coeur

A different angle in order to escape the thousands who sit on the steps in the summer evenings.

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Café Chairs -- Place du Tetre Café Chairs -- Place du Tetre

Here in Place du Tetre are all of these empty café chairs. Where are all of the people we saw swarming this lovely square in Montmartre? Whe...

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Soignez votre anglais... Soignez votre anglais...

As you ride in the Métro there are a whole series of these "improve your English" posters. This particular one urges one to "...

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Repetto -- For Nanette Repetto -- For Nanette

I cannot say how many pairs of pointe shoes I stumbled over growing up, nor the number of times she extended her leg up the passageway wall ...

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