Quai aux Fleurs - Autolib Quai aux Fleurs - Autolib

Autolib There has been much written in the press (and blogs) since Autolibs appeared in Paris on December 1, 2011.  I saw my first of these ...

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Rue Saint Paul - fenêtre ouverte Rue Saint Paul - fenêtre ouverte

Rue Saint-Paul What does a simple window adorned with the vestiges of daily living reveal about those who live within? Window on Rue St Paul...

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Bassin de la Villette - Pétanque Bassin de la Villette - Pétanque

In the long promenade around Bassin de la Villette, one can see many games of Pétanque and players of all ages.    Although this man seemed ...

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Saint-Alexandre-Nevsky Cathedral - III Saint-Alexandre-Nevsky Cathedral - III

Saint-Alexandre-Nevsky Cathedral As we walked down the street to take a broad view of this magnificent cathedral, the reflection of a car wi...

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Métro Bastille Métro Bastille

The retro look of the building makes a striking background for the yellow Métro sign at Bastille. Métro Bastille Rue de Lyon 75012, Paris 

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Repetto - Danseuse étoile Repetto - Danseuse étoile

Repetto Who could not resist a stretch on the ballet barre? (for Nanette) Repetto 22, rue de la Paix 75002, Paris Métro Opéra

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Hôtel du Nord - V Hôtel du Nord - V

Hôtel du Nord You can tell by the atmosphere why I am drawn back time and again. I said a year ago that I could be a regular here, and now ...

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Déjeuner pour deux Déjeuner pour deux

Comme à la Maison How about a cozy lunch for two? Comme à la Maison 9, rue Saint Paul 75004, Paris Métro St Paul, Métro Pont Marie

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Parc des Buttes Chaumont - le dimanche Parc des Buttes Chaumont - le dimanche

Parc des Buttes Chaumont This large public garden (as it is referenced) is the third largest in Paris with more than 5km of trails and paths...

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Tartine et Chocolat - vêtements pour bébé Tartine et Chocolat - vêtements pour bébé

Tartine et Chocolat This boutique is next door to Repetto on Rue de la Paix so it is a stop for me on every visit to Paris. Some chic babies...

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Église de la Madeleine Église de la Madeleine

The sounds of stringed instruments and finely-tuned voices regularly fill this cavernous Neo-Classical church.   The concerts bring in visit...

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

As dawn gives way to the bright spring sky, the animals of the carrousel whispered to be set free Carrousel Jules Verne Parc de Monceau 7500...

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Parc de Bercy - Jardin romantique Parc de Bercy - Jardin romantique

Parc de Bercy is a group of three connected gardens: The Romantic Garden with its fishponds and dunes, The Flowerbeds, The Meadows with its ...

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Bassin principal - Jardin du Luxembourg Bassin principal - Jardin du Luxembourg

If ever you are in Paris alone, Jardin du Luxembourg will provide your entertainment.  Sailing boats in the octagonal basin Watching a livel...

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Deux pies - Rue Crémieux - IV Deux pies - Rue Crémieux - IV

Rue Crémieux is a short walking street of two-story houses facing each other. The jewel tones of the houses give the street a fanciful appea...

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L'accordéoniste - Marché d'Aligre L'accordéoniste - Marché d'Aligre

After stuffing ourselves with oysters on Rue d'Aligre we heard the peppy tune of this accordionist in the street. Perhaps he was just ou...

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Avenue George V - le Quatorze Juillet Avenue George V - le Quatorze Juillet

This is not a usual sight on Avenue George V This was at least a vehicle that I could identify as opposed to the one below which was huge an...

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Cathédrale Notre Dame de Paris - illumination Cathédrale Notre Dame de Paris - illumination

This well-known example of French gothic architecture is getting a makeover for its 850th anniversary.  Yes, 850 years old - It was consecra...

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Le quatorze juillet - La Fête Nationale Le quatorze juillet - La Fête Nationale

Le quatorze juillet, a day of celebration in France and not coincidentally my second blog anniversary ! Two years ago I posted the above pho...

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Galerie Vivienne - magasin d'antiquités Galerie Vivienne - magasin d'antiquités

In my nearly two years of posting, I have featured many of the "galeries" of Paris.  Galerie Vivienne is one of the remaining seve...

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Dalloyau - fours frais assortis Dalloyau - fours frais assortis

May I tempt you... to one of these little jewels in the window of Dalloyau?   (If you will have two, I promise not to tell - shhhhh)   Dallo...

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Marché aux Puces de la Porte de Vanves Marché aux Puces de la Porte de Vanves

As different as night from day is the Vanves Flea Market.  It sits on the south side of Paris and is much smaller with many outdoor tables s...

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Café George V - les chaises rouge Café George V - les chaises rouge

Although there is a bit of color clash here, I could be persuaded to enjoy un café with my friends. What will you have? Café George V 120, a...

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Sillicat s'est perdue Sillicat s'est perdue

What a precious face I do hope that Sillicat found his way home! Rue de la Butte aux Cailles 75013, Paris 

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Romanian Orthodox Church of the Holy Archangels Michael, Gabriel and Raphael - II Romanian Orthodox Church of the Holy Archangels Michael, Gabriel and Raphael - II

The narrow Romanian Orthodox Church is almost invisible from the street but the interior is rich with golds and royal blue.  The altar sits ...

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Lunettes de vue Lunettes de vue

All of Paris must be in need of lunettes de vue (eyeglasses) as there is an optician storefront in every block. I think that they are secon...

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Un reflet et une réflexion - Que pensez vous? Un reflet et une réflexion - Que pensez vous?

June, in the Marais, a bus crossed my path.  Although I was first taken with the uniforms and clicked, I later wondered about the troubled l...

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Musée du Louvre - "Enfant jouant avec une tortue" Musée du Louvre - "Enfant jouant avec une tortue"

"Enfant jouant avec une tortue" Pierre Hébert (1849) This charming sculpture was found in a quiet corner of an upper floor.  Altho...

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Les puces de Saint-Ouen - Vernaison Les puces de Saint-Ouen - Vernaison

Les marchés aux puces... or simply Les Puces (the fleas!) Marché Vernaison is one of the markets within Saint-Ouen with winding passages and...

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La tribu des oiseaux La tribu des oiseaux

The boutique on Rue Saint Roch offers stylish hats, but tonight, this fluff of a dress steals the spotlight. Rue Saint Roch 75001, Paris

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Le lustre Le lustre

Walking back to the apartment after a night shoot, this chandelier caught my eye. The fine furnishings, architectural features and golden gl...

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