Pâtisserie Hunt - Julien Pâtisserie Hunt - Julien

Julien has beautiful pastries, and in April, Marie and I performed a taste test on la religieuse caramel and a millefeuille pistache which...

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Eglise Saint Philippe du Roule - Illumination Eglise Saint Philippe du Roule - Illumination

Whether the lighting in the churches is from a natural source filtered through stained glass windows, from an ornate chandelier, or from sim...

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Where is this? Where is this?

Unless you have been in this very spot you may not guess, but this is from the platform of a Metro station. One generally thinks of Metro st...

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L'architecture de Paris L'architecture de Paris

In the streets just north of Galeries Lafayette and Printemps, we stumbled upon this modern building as it reflected the old one just opposi...

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Pétanque avec des amis Pétanque avec des amis

Although I have seen mostly older gentlemen playing pétanque in Jardin du Luxembourg and Jardin des Tuileries, we found several mixed groups...

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Dans l'ombre de la Tour Eiffel Dans l'ombre de la Tour Eiffel

This sweet trio was seen on the lawn (la pelouse) in front of la Tour Eiffel prior to the celebration of 14 juillet. They were a bit early f...

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Brasserie Bofinger - Taking a Break Brasserie Bofinger - Taking a Break

Just around the corner from Bofinger on Rue Jean Beausire in the Marais, these gentlemen were taking a break, likely getting ready for the r...

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Hôtel du Nord - le dimanche Hôtel du Nord - le dimanche

What an extraordinary spot for a Sunday afternoon with friends. Marie and I joined Janeen for a leisurely déjeuner in April after a busy mor...

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Église Saint-Étienne du Mont - l'orgue Église Saint-Étienne du Mont - l'orgue

The organ of Saint-Étienne du Mont is a marvel of architectural design and carving, dating back to the early 17th Century. It would be a ch...

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Paris, en noir et blanc Paris, en noir et blanc

I wish that there were special glasses you could wear that would give you this view of old Paris without the graffiti and bright posters for...

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Un Chapeau Rose Un Chapeau Rose

Walking from our apartment to Jardin des Tuileries is a small boutique of hats. This bright pink with a feather seemed perfectly French to m...

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Marché Bastille Marché Bastille

Each of the Paris street markets is different with a flavor and personality of its own. Do not assume that because you have seen one market...

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Ces yeux bleus Ces yeux bleus

The blue eyes on this French house cat captured my attention, and it would appear that there was something about me that piqued his interest...

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La dame et le chien La dame et le chien

Not a courier, but definitely transporting precious cargo Rue de Lancry 10ième arr.

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Un mélange de vélos Un mélange de vélos

These bikes near Place d'Aligre remind me that today is a "rest day" on Le Tour de France. I do not think that any of these wi...

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Église Saint Roch -- un petit musée? Église Saint Roch -- un petit musée?

Built in 1653, it was only between 1750 and 1770, that the interior of the Church was completed by top artists: Falconet, Vien, Doyen, Boull...

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Parc de Monceau Parc de Monceau

Marie and I came across this scene in April at Parc de Monceau. I am not sure that I understood what was going on here but... Hey, save some...

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Un Bon Soldat Un Bon Soldat

The uniforms of the French military are quite elegant for the 14 juillet, and it was a wonderful opportunity to photograph many individuals ...

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Le Quatorze Juillet! Le Quatorze Juillet!

I remember thinking that so much of France's military equipment was being paraded down the Champs Élysée that we should hope there was n...

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Sapeurs-Pompiers de Paris Sapeurs-Pompiers de Paris

Although the parade for 14 juillet is not until tomorrow, tonight begins the Bals des Pompiers, the firemen's parties held at each stati...

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Jardin des Tuilleries -- Sunset Jardin des Tuilleries -- Sunset

From the plateau of the west end of Jardin des Tuileries, the fading light displays in silhouette some memorable landmarks of Paris.

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Moon over Église Saint Roch Moon over Église Saint Roch

On the last night in Paris, I saw this view from the bed and jumped up to snap it before the moment escaped. I will be in Paris again and th...

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The Labyrinth of Chartres Cathedral The Labyrinth of Chartres Cathedral

The labyrinth of Chartres Cathedral was laid out in the nave of the cathedral in the early 13th Century as the church was being built. This...

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Café Marly Café Marly

Out on a night shoot with Marie and Janeen at the Louvre, we stopped by Café Marly for a peek and were able to wander through the various e...

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Deux guitares Deux guitares

Would you see these colors anywhere but in Paris? Vraiment? Paul Beuscher Bastille (since 1850) 15-27, boulevard Beaumarchais

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En Glandant En Glandant

Looking through the stalls at Marché d'Aligre on a Sunday morning, I saw this man just lounging on his motorcycle (zoom-zoom), probably...

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Bassin de la Villette -- le dimanche Bassin de la Villette -- le dimanche

A beautiful weekend afternoon brings all ages to the parks, to the gardens, to the banks of the waterways of Paris. Bassin de la Villette is...

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Montmartre Space Invader Montmartre Space Invader

The urban artist for these "space invaders" is called simply " Invader " and guards closely his identity. These mosaics ...

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Quatre Juillet Quatre Juillet

Okay, this is a Paris photo blog and truly this is a Paris photo, but it is quatorze juillet and not quatre juillet. I was thrilled several ...

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Église Saint-Jean-de-Montmartre Église Saint-Jean-de-Montmartre

Angels abound in this relatively new church (1904) of reinforced concrete. There are many treasures to be found inside and out. Bon dimanche...

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Marché Bastille Marché Bastille

From a simple black cardboard box comes an array of color and fragrant blooms elegantly suited for a princess. One wonders about the buyer a...

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