La Tour Eiffel, with a coat of living plants? La Tour Eiffel, with a coat of living plants?

From Place de Catalogne, la Tour suddenly came into view.  When you look at this historical structure, can you imagine it clothed in green p...

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Printemps - Christmas Windows 2011 Printemps - Christmas Windows 2011

The windows of the grand magasins on Boulevard Haussman have something for everyone.  The theme of the Printemps windows: Noël, Rêves d'...

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Le Moulin de la Vierge - boulangerie Le Moulin de la Vierge - boulangerie

If you have been reading my blog for some time, you know how I enjoy "a hunt" and definitely love "a story."  Before my ...

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Carrousel Jules-Verne -- Parc de Monceau Carrousel Jules-Verne -- Parc de Monceau

This little carrousel is new to Parc de Monceau since my visit last April.  It is called Carrousel Jules Verne and looks like a slice of the...

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Église Notre Dame du Travail Église Notre Dame du Travail

While on my way to another destination, I found this church which was built between 1899 and 1901 for the working neighborhood all in steel ...

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French girl? French girl?

Must be a French girl woman? I barely caught this one!  Truthfully, I was going for the dog and then was surprised at the knee britches, th...

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Printemps Christmas Windows - Karl Lagerfeld Printemps Christmas Windows - Karl Lagerfeld

The animated windows at Printemps are delightful. La Tour Eiffel and photographers?  Parfait! I did have to gently nudge a child or two to g...

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Les fleurs de Paris Les fleurs de Paris

It may be November, but there is never a shortage of flowers in Paris Today I am thankful for all the friends from around the world that I h...

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Le Métro et BHV Le Métro et BHV

The Métro sign at Hotel de Ville and the Christmas lights of BHV (Bay Aash Vay) are as colorful as the double-decker carrousel. The full moo...

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Déjeuner? Déjeuner?

What a shame that I did not capture him "snapping the linens" as he waved each smartly pressed square over the table.  As I recall...

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La saison des champignons La saison des champignons

My dear young friend Isabelle from Bordeaux introduced me to the delicious cèpes seen above in Marché Maubert.  She took me to a delightful ...

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Église de Saint-Germain-des-Prés Église de Saint-Germain-des-Prés

This ancient church built in the 12th Century boasts a romanesque tower and other treasures within.  Parts of the church remain from the 6th...

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Sergei Loier - Photoquai 2011 Sergei Loier - Photoquai 2011

On the last day of Photoquai 2011 , an open-air exhibit along the Seine at Quai Branly, the dreary day was brightened by the nearly 400 phot...

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Pâtisserie - Julien IV Pâtisserie - Julien IV

Photos may be prohibited, but drooling on the glass is allowed I will have un macaron pistache framboise, s'il vous plaît. And for you? ...

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A Pilgrimage to Sainte-Geneviève-des-Bois A Pilgrimage to Sainte-Geneviève-des-Bois

For years I have wanted to see this amazing tribute to Rudolph Nureyev, a fringed kilim rug meticulously crafted in bronze and glass mosaics...

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La Tour Eiffel - disappearing act La Tour Eiffel - disappearing act

So the day was not filled with sun... A low ceiling obscured the uppper floors of buildings, and gave a mysterious look to La Tour La Tour E...

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Stepping out... Stepping out...

This little angel was seen stepping off the curb of Rue Théophile Roussel just at the edge of Marché d'Aligre.  A little unsteady on her...

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Cimetière Montmartre Cimetière Montmartre

When I visit a city, I always search out the cemeteries.  This was my first trip to Montmartre, and it was regrettably closed. We could only...

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Malcolm Miller, Chartres Cathedral expert Malcolm Miller, Chartres Cathedral expert

On Sundays, I usually feature a church. Today, I am presenting a portrait of Malcolm Miller, who is likely the foremost authority on Cathedr...

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Le Temps des Cerises Le Temps des Cerises

The scene reflects the texture of the wall and a very kind Frenchman! Le Temps des Cerises 75018 Paris

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Café de Luna Café de Luna

Café de Luna receives so-so ratings but with a red awning on a busy corner of Boulevard de Clichy I could stop by for a coffee and watch the...

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L'Atelier - Orla Kiely L'Atelier - Orla Kiely

Walking with Peter and Marie down Rue Tholozé in April, I captured this shot through the open door of an atelier."  What I did not know...

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L'architecture de Paris L'architecture de Paris

Just at the exit of Metro La Muette is this adorned building.

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Le Moulin de la Galette Le Moulin de la Galette

Perhaps a tourist shot, but a delightful place for déjeuner with friends  Le Moulin de la Galette 83, rue Lepic 75018 Paris

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Façade blanche Façade blanche

On the deuxième étage high above the shops of Rue des Abbesses is this fashionable façade, wrought iron railings, boxes of greenery and flow...

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Église Saint Étienne du Mont Église Saint Étienne du Mont

The churches of Paris are museums of sculpture, architecture, and paintings.  Église Saint-Étienne du Mont is abundantly overflowing in its ...

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Un ombre Un ombre

The grillwork of the entryway makes long, ornate shadows in the foyer 3, rue Antoine Vollon 75012 Paris Métro Ledru Rollin

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Une moto rose - Zoom-zoom Une moto rose - Zoom-zoom

On the street, a pink scooter... Now, that's my style! Zoom-zoom!  

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Le Square Trousseau Le Square Trousseau

I have seen this restaurant/café on three or four trips to Paris but have never stopped for a coffee.  Why, you ask?   I am always full from...

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Caryatids in Paris Caryatids in Paris

These caryatids * are high above the street level on Rue de Provence and support the balcony of the deuxième étage.  Although this building ...

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