Petit Déjeuner? Petit Déjeuner?

As you know by now, I love the cafés of Paris, the thought of dining on les terrasses. This one we passed each day, not far from the apartm...

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A quiet moment in the rain... A quiet moment in the rain...

In a gentle winter evening rain, this chef took a moment under the slight protection of a doorway for a break. Rue de Rivoli

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Radiant beams -- Église Saint-Merri Radiant beams -- Église Saint-Merri

Église Saint-Merri is dedicated to an 8th Century abbot, named Medericus but called Merry. This gothic church is located near Centre Pompido...

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Père Lachaise VIII - Shadows Père Lachaise VIII - Shadows

The long shadows of winter are perfect for casting shadows on the tomb walls. The twisted bare tree branches reach up in contrast to the cr...

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La tête dans les nuages - Reflection La tête dans les nuages - Reflection

Not sure whether we have "our head in the clouds" but we are all a bit "fragile" Bon weekend! Spotted in a vacant store...

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Carrousel VII -- Hôtel de Ville Carrousel VII -- Hôtel de Ville

This double-decker carousel in front of the splendid Hôtel de Ville is one of the few carousels I have seen on which the adults unabashedly ...

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Se Jetter des Boules de Neige Se Jetter des Boules de Neige

So, our story continues... Do you recognize our cute "jeune garçon" from yesterday? He is the one smiling above with the huge sno...

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Paris Portrait -- Jeune Garçon Paris Portrait -- Jeune Garçon

During the very cold days in early December, I got a shot of this handsome young fellow with hands and cheeks red from the frigid air. You ...

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Couleurs de Paris Couleurs de Paris

Intricate designed tile in a pâtisserie on Rue d'Aligre Morning shopper, dressed to match... .

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Église Saint-Roch -- The long walk Église Saint-Roch -- The long walk

The first sight each morning from our apartment windows was this grand church, Église Saint-Roch. I have featured Saint-Roch before with pho...

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Terrasse Chauffée Terrasse Chauffée

Avenue Daumesnil is the scene of roller skaters on Sunday afternoons with an obstacle course of botttles and an audience of the café patro...

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Driving Miss Daisy -- Carrousel Reflections Driving Miss Daisy -- Carrousel Reflections

The rainy, very cold December day found these two ladies out on a jaunt, taking a spin on the carrousel (which, for the record, is rotating ...

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Les danseuses - Palais Garnier Les danseuses - Palais Garnier

On the marble steps in this beautiful opera house, we found these petite dancers lighting the way. How sweet are they?

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Sunday morning - au Café Sunday morning - au Café

This dapper gentleman was enjoying his coffee, alone on a Sunday morning in the 12ième arrondissement...

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Printemps - Deux Femmes Printemps - Deux Femmes

The pillars on the grand magasin are beyond stunning. In Paris you find art in the galleries, you find art in the museums, but you also fin...

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Un Valentin pour Vous! Un Valentin pour Vous!

Just across from Ma Bourgogne at Place des Vosges, was a gallery of eclectic art. This colorful heart of hearts by David Kracov seems just...

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Église Réformée de l'Oratoire du Louvre Église Réformée de l'Oratoire du Louvre

Église Réformée de l'Oratoire du Louvre is a majestic church filling the block between Rue de Rivoli and Rue Saint-Honoré. It is so lar...

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Art à la Janeen Art à la Janeen

If you remember Holly and I stayed in Janeen's fabulous apartment in December, followed by Mary and Virginia in January . Needless to...

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Ballerine en Rouge - reflection Ballerine en Rouge - reflection

The December windows at Repetto on Rue de la Paix, almost in the shadow of Palais Garnier , were stunning with three ballet costumes. I too...

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Galerie Vivienne et le ciel Galerie Vivienne et le ciel

The gallery is lined with elegant fanlight windows and the rotunda is graced with nymphs and godesses. Looking up from the mosaic-tiled floo...

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Blanc et Noir......  et Rouge! Blanc et Noir...... et Rouge!

What can I say? This apple did not fall far from the tree*... With the Buren Columns there is a temptation to get a little silly and most ev...

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Déjeuner à Paris! Déjeuner à Paris!

Can you just get a whiff of these still-warm baguettes sliced and filled with an assortment of deliciousness... Holly and I bought several i...

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Marché d'Aligre  -- Paris Market XI Marché d'Aligre -- Paris Market XI

There are many street markets in Paris but on my recent trip in December we discovered one of the livliest, Marché d'Aligre ... With ...

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Illumination - Église Saint-Eustache Illumination - Église Saint-Eustache

When you first walk inside this magnificent church you are overwhelmed by her size, but as you take time to discover little details you will...

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Paris Bistrot -- Après déjeuner? Paris Bistrot -- Après déjeuner?

Bistrot Richelieu's cheerful terrasse is sheltered from the street buy a wood screen of the type often seen in Paris. Although there wer...

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Le Grand Véfour -- Reflection Le Grand Véfour -- Reflection

Restaurant Le Grand Véfour is a classic in Paris, found at the north end of Jardin du Palais Royal. According to Fodor's review, "...

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Jardin des Tuileries - en hiver Jardin des Tuileries - en hiver

I do not know what pleased me more... The solitude of Tuileries in winter or the little tracks on the snow-dusted frozen pond... All is quie...

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An unblinking gaze... An unblinking gaze...

Walking the streets of Paris, my eyes are drawn upward as if she is watching with her slight Mona Lisa smile... Treasures abound...

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