L'Aube de la Nouvelle Annee L'Aube de la Nouvelle Annee

Sunrise on the Seine If you have never seen a winter sunrise in Paris (and believe me there are many Parisians who do not even know there is...

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Les Soldes Les Soldes

    Les Soldes! Will soon begin in Paris and in all of France.  The dates for the winter sales in Paris are from the 9th of January and end...

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Église St. Gervais et St. Protais - III Église St. Gervais et St. Protais - III

  Église Saint-Gervais Saint-Protais Looking into the Lady Chapel (Chapelle de la Vierge)  the diffused light from the stained glass windows...

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Rue Cler A favorite street of mine as you can run into old friends and make new ones.  This pedestrian street is only a few blocks long, but...

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Galerie Vivienne - IX Galerie Vivienne - IX

Galerie Vivienne This is one of my favorite places to stay warm and  window shop on a cold dreary day in Paris.   Holly and I enjoyed the to...

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Marché d'Aligre - XV Marché d'Aligre - XV

Marché d'Aligre The clock tower stands watch over the activities.  I have bought fruit, vegetables, cheese, pastries, old keys, linens, ...

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Le manège Garnier - Jardin du Luxembourg Le manège Garnier - Jardin du Luxembourg

Carousel in Jardin du Luxembourg This charming carousel in Jardin du Luxembourg was constructed in 1879  from the plans of Charles Garnier,...

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Joyeux Noël - la crèche Joyeux Noël - la crèche

Église Saint-Germain l'Auxerrois Of all the nativity scenes I have seen in Paris over the years,  this is one that I come back to time a...

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Les oiseaux - Printemps Les oiseaux - Printemps

Printemps Just one day more... This Christmas window was filled with exotic birds and elaborate fashion.   Although this was not an animated...

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Église Saint-Louis en l'Île - la crèche Église Saint-Louis en l'Île - la crèche

  Je vous annonce une grande joie Église Saint-Louis en l'Île  This church with first construction in 1642 is an active parish with many...

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Une forêt de sapins de Noël Une forêt de sapins de Noël

    A small forest of Christmas trees As you cross Pont Marie from l'Île Saint Louis  this stand of trees greets you with its silver and...

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Rue Cler - les sapins de Noël Rue Cler - les sapins de Noël

  Les sapins de Noël  Most of the trees in Paris are quite petite compared to what one might see in the US. If I lived there, I would want a...

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Les lumières de Noël - Hôtel de Ville Les lumières de Noël - Hôtel de Ville

The blue Christmas lights of Hôtel de Ville are balanced by the green BHV sign  and its bright red banners announcing "les soldes.&quo...

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Tapisseries de la Bûcherie - la crèche Tapisseries de la Bûcherie - la crèche

Tapisseries de la Bûcherie This needlepoint shop on Rue du Haut-Pavé has more than 1,700 French designs and more than 400 exclusive colors o...

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Le Réminet - la cave Le Réminet - la cave

Le Réminet The cave (or basement) setting for larger parties (or perhaps for a group of rowdy Americans) is actually quite intimate.  I have...

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Marché Cadet - les lumières de Noël Marché Cadet - les lumières de Noël

Marché Cadet This pedestrian street always has a festive evening presence, but during the Christmas season the lights provide a canopy for t...

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Église Notre-Dame-de-Grâce-de-Passy - la crèche Église Notre-Dame-de-Grâce-de-Passy - la crèche

Église Notre-Dame-de-Grâce-de-Passy Although the works of art, the chapels, the marble altar, a great organ, and architecture of four centur...

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Must be a French girl - XXV Must be a French girl - XXV

As the children lined up to catch a view of the spectacular  Galeries Lafayette Christmas windows,  I spotted this petite miss with her casc...

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Palais Garnier - les danseuses de Noël Palais Garnier - les danseuses de Noël

These graceful ballerinas dance under the Christmas tree of Palais Garnier's gift shop.   What a view of the icy street below. These han...

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Marché Maubert - une couronne Marché Maubert - une couronne

Une couronne If only I could reach through the photo to pluck this beautiful wreath ... I do not think that US Customs would permit it to be...

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Un chat, un cocker, et des salamandres Un chat, un cocker, et des salamandres

A cat, a dog, and many salamanders A sense of humor by the architect (Bastier) is seen as the two pets perch above the door, keeping watch o...

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Un régal pour les yeux Un régal pour les yeux

Un régal pour les yeux A feast for the eyes The intensity of color combined with the richness  of crystal, silver, pearls, and porcelain jus...

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Le Parisien - la vie quotidienne Le Parisien - la vie quotidienne

The Parisian la vie quotidienne The moment is frozen in my memory. A quick glimpse across the rooftops on Rue Saint-Honoré, Monsieur on the ...

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Chapelle Notre Dame des Anges Chapelle Notre Dame des Anges

Chapelle Notre Dame des Anges Built in 1863 by the Marist Fathers,  this Gothic Revival architecture is largely hidden from the street view....

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Le manteau rouge Le manteau rouge

Le manteau rouge (The red coat) As I stood in the rain,  there was something familiar about this young French girl  with her long dark locks...

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Dansant dans la rue Dansant dans la rue

Dancing in the street Rue Mouffetard Every Sunday a small crowd gathers on Rue Mouffetard  in front of Église Saint-Médard to sing and dance...

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Rue Soufflot - les trois amies Rue Soufflot - les trois amies

Rue Soufflot The grand rue between the Panthéon and Jardin du Luxembourg has many interesting windows, architectural elements, and a few si...

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Rue Paul Bert - la porte verte Rue Paul Bert - la porte verte

Rue Paul Bert Just a few steps from Bistrot Paul Bert  is this striking green doorway of great height.   It is complemented by the architect...

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Galeries Lafayette - les vitrines de Noël Galeries Lafayette - les vitrines de Noël

Galeries Lafayette (Noël 2011) One cold day last November, I met my blog friend Vreni ( Vreni's Vienna Daily Photo and Verena's Par...

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Deux parapluies Deux parapluies

Two umbrellas Quai Malaquais (near Institut de France) Looking down from Pont des Arts to the quai below,  it seems that the rain was just n...

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Église Saint-Vincent-de-Paul de Paris III Église Saint-Vincent-de-Paul de Paris III

Église Saint-Vincent-de-Paul de Paris One could spend many hours observing the beauty of this church :   The imagery, the architecture, the ...

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