Rue Cler -- an array of trees Rue Cler -- an array of trees

Paris streets are full of les sapins de noël... in the street markets such as this one on Rue Cler, à la marché alimentaire, and in front of...

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Dans les yeux d'un enfant... noël Dans les yeux d'un enfant... noël

To date, this is my favorite year of les vitrines animées de noël, but I will be reporting shortly on the 2010 impressions in Paris. The wi...

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Paris, city of light Paris, city of light

At the corner of Rue Rambuteau and Rue du Temple, near Centre Georges Pompidou, the streets are decked with lights

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Eglise de la Sainte-Trinité Eglise de la Sainte-Trinité

This church is known simply as La Trinité or Sainte-Trinité, built between 1861 and 1867 as part of the beautification and reorganization o...

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Une couronne Une couronne

How lovely this wreath would look on my front door, but I like the whole set including the box and the price tag. Crazy? Perhaps, but it ...

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Riding toys -- Reflection Riding toys -- Reflection

On a side street in the 5ième, these riding toys made a tantalizing reflection on the rain-slick sidewalk. During the holiday season, child...

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Le Poissonnier Le Poissonnier

I am thankful for an abundance of food, for friends and family, for an ability to travel to faraway places, for a job I love, for blogger fr...

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La Maison du Miel La Maison du Miel

La Maison du Miel , founded in 1898 by Charles Galland, has been in this shop on Rue Vignon since 1905. Even the floor tiles pay homage to ...

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Père Lachaise V Père Lachaise V

An often-photographed path of Père Lachaise...

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Rainy day in Jardin des Tuileries Rainy day in Jardin des Tuileries

This photo was taken on a gray December day in Jardin des Tuileries near l'Orangerie, and there was no need to present it in black and w...

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Église Saint-Germain l'Auxerrois Église Saint-Germain l'Auxerrois

When the Louvre was still a royal palace (Palais du Louvre), Église Saint-Germain l'Auxerrois was its church, the former parish of the k...

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Saturday market Saturday market

The usual crowd shopping in Place Maubert includes pets and acquaintances, exchanging pleasantries. This pup and his family are regulars in...

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Printemps - Vitrines Animées de Noël Réflexions Printemps - Vitrines Animées de Noël Réflexions

The animated windows of Printemps (2006) featured "color concentration" for its vitrines de noël with interesting music for each: ...

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Un, deux, trois... Un, deux, trois...

Oh Paris, how do I love you? Let me count the ways... Well, this would be a start: La Tour Eiffel, Obelisque, and lamps in Place de la Con...

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Le Cochon à l'Oreille Le Cochon à l'Oreille

Holly and I stepped into this historic bistrot after a little shopping at Mora next door. The outside has the original 1919 façade with a ti...

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Tower of Macarons Tower of Macarons

These macarons are guaranteed to have NO calories and will not cause weight gain! Aren't they lovely... spied in the holiday windows on...

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Galeries Lafayette Galeries Lafayette

Taken in December 2009, the neo-Byzantine stained glass cupola of Galeries Lafayette becomes the "theatre of the holiday season" w...

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La Madeleine III La Madeleine III

Above the altar of l'Église Sainte-Marie-Madeleine, or simply... La Madeleine. I have brought you here before to see this beautiful chu...

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Petit Pont et Notre Dame Petit Pont et Notre Dame

An overcast day on the Seine....

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Art Deco Reflection Art Deco Reflection

The intricate ironwork door at 29 Boulevard de Courcelles is only one section of this beautiful building with its curved balconies and floor...

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Une tarte aux fruits Une tarte aux fruits

Does this just make your mouth water? Oh, I just snapped a photo of this deliciously-adorned tart... but I ate the chocolate pâtisserie.... ...

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Salon de Thé en bleu Salon de Thé en bleu

I am not sure about the food here but the appearance from the street was charming and inviting... A facade of blue and a row of Velib.... Th...

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Marché aux Puces St Ouen-- tapestries Marché aux Puces St Ouen-- tapestries

Look what we found in Paul Bert Market at Marché aux Puces, St-Ouen! Paul Bert Market 96, rue des Rosiers Les Puces de Paris - Saint-Ouen

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Petit Palais II Petit Palais II

The beautiful Petit Palais is a treasure trove of incredible wrought iron created by the building's architect designer Charles Girault...

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Notre Dame illuminated.... Notre Dame illuminated....

Taking another look at Notre Dame and the iron lamposts facing this reknown cathedral Bon dimanche

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Paris -- La Ville-Lumière Paris -- La Ville-Lumière

Late afternoon on a cloudy December day, the clouds parted and a beam of light illuminated the distant buildings of the Marais. All I can sa...

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Reflect on these!  Oh la la! Reflect on these! Oh la la!

Do you know these fine shoes? Louboutin ! One could say that they are "all the rage" in NYC (and elsewhere) but they are so pricey...

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Must be a french girl III Must be a french girl III

This little miss was out for a stroll in Parc de Monceau... Definitely a French girl... Parc de Monceau Boulevard de Courcelles

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Marché rue Cler -- des legumes Marché rue Cler -- des legumes

Fresh fall vegetables on Rue Cler.... After a week (eating) in San Diego followed up with a week (eating) in New Orleans, I thought it would...

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One-way path.... One-way path....

Père Lachaise is so large that I cannot imagine ever seeing all of its narrow paths, marble cherubs, forlorn flowers on tombstones, and memo...

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