Pétanque et un parapluie Pétanque et un parapluie

Jardin des Tuileries Never daunted by a few drops of rain,  these gentlemen gather daily to play their games of pétanque.   A well-worn para...

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Bistrot Victoires - la couronne Bistrot Victoires - la couronne

Bistrot Victoires The tall tiered pedestal on the bar of Bistrot Victoires displayed a gold paper crown,  the regal spoils for the "kin...

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Le Reminet - dans l'ombre Le Reminet - dans l'ombre

Le Reminet with candles, a fresh flower, soft lighting, subtle shadows... (and a lot of laughter with dear friends) Le Reminet 3, rue des Gr...

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Rue Jean Ferrandi - un lion Rue Jean Ferrandi - un lion

The details of the architecture are a delight, particularly when you can see the sharp fangs of a lion. He looks hungry... 3, rue Jean Ferra...

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Bottes rouges Bottes rouges

    Red boots     They were running, jumping, splashing, and dancing in front of yesterday's church.     May you have that kind of week ...

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Église Saint-Vincent-de-Paul de Paris - IV Église Saint-Vincent-de-Paul de Paris - IV

Église Saint-Vincent-de-Paul de Paris Lest you think that the exterior of any church in Paris tells the whole story, remember well this magn...

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Marché d'Aligre - XVI Marché d'Aligre - XVI

Marché d'Aligre This street market in the 12ème is always full of people no matter the weather. The sounds of the market are lively with...

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La Tour Eiffel et la Grande Roue La Tour Eiffel et la Grande Roue

La Tour Eiffel et la Grande Roue From this one position, without even turning your head, you can see the Eiffel Tower, the 200-ft tall ferri...

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Bibliothèque Nationale - Richelieu Library Bibliothèque Nationale - Richelieu Library

Richelieu Library This is the reading room at the Richelieu Library in Paris, a part of BnF (Bibliothèque Nationale de France).  The Richeli...

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

The large round basin of Jardin des Tuileries The frigid temperatures combined with a layer of snow create concentric circles on the surface...

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La Tour Eiffel sous la neige La Tour Eiffel sous la neige

La Tour Eiffel The heavy snow (December 2010) removed all the color from this shot.   Still, the wrought iron lattice of the tower with its ...

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Galette des Rois - fait à la maison Galette des Rois - fait à la maison

In previous posts, I have talked of galette des rois with photos of the beautiful cakes found in the Paris pâtisseries and I promised to gi...

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Église Saint-Augustin III Église Saint-Augustin III

Église Saint-Augustin (seen last Sunday here ) This photo was taken from the rooftop terrace of Printemps.  In addition to the thousands of ...

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Vaucresson - la gare Vaucresson - la gare

-Train station- It is good to get out of the city from time to time. Oh, the places you will see... la gare à Vaucresson Paris suburbs

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Sylvie Guillon - Boutique Mode Créateurs Sylvie Guillon - Boutique Mode Créateurs

Sylvie Guillon Sylvie Guillon, stylist and designer by profession, placed her charming boutique in the heart of the Marais long before it wa...

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La Palette - tarte aux fraises La Palette - tarte aux fraises

Strawberry Tart When it pours rain in Paris, perhaps it is a good idea to find a bistro or a café.   How nice that we had a superb table for...

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Wedding photos Wedding photos

This beautiful couple posed for photos on Ile Saint-Louis on the Quai d'Orleans.   The temperature was a brisk,  but the photographer mo...

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Printemps - les jambes Printemps - les jambes

Printemps This eclectic and brightly displayed window at Printemps is a collaboration  between Louis Vuitton and Chinese artist Yayoi Kusama...

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Jardin du Palais Royal - l'escargot Jardin du Palais Royal - l'escargot

"Snail" Jardin du Palais Royal On the top of a shrub in the garden of Palais Royal,  we found this little fellow enjoying the gent...

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Église Saint-Augustin Église Saint-Augustin

Église Saint-Augustin Architect Louis Baltard's design of 1860 sits majectically at the crossroads of major boulevards in the 8eme Arron...

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Le Marais - Rue des Rosiers Le Marais - Rue des Rosiers

Rue des Rosiers There is not much change on this street from one visit to the next.  I would dare say that except for the Lee store, there h...

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Insignes de la royauté Insignes de la royauté

  Basilique Saint Denis     Regalia commissioned by King Louis XVIII     Basilique Saint Denis Saint-Denis, France

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Le Petit Bofinger - Brasserie Le Petit Bofinger - Brasserie

Le Petit Bofinger This charming brasserie is just across the street from the famed Bofinger.  The reviews look good, and the ambiance is mor...

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Le café - Place de la Bastille Le café - Place de la Bastille

Café chairs on the many terraces of Paris sidewalks have long been a subject of photos.  This one caught my eye for the vivid purple webbing...

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Fransi Shop - magasin de tissus Fransi Shop - magasin de tissus

Fransi Shop This is but one of the many fabric and textile shops found in Montmartre.   Quilters and sewers find their way to this section o...

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MORA - des fèves MORA - des fèves

The Window of MORA (Le Spécialiste des Ustensiles de Cuisine) MORA is one of my regular stops in Paris, to buy a French cookbook,  powdered ...

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Église Saint-Louis des Invalides Église Saint-Louis des Invalides

Église Saint-Louis des Invalides Today is Epiphany, twelve days after Christmas in the Gregorian calendar, marking the end of the Christma...

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Galette des Rois Galette des Rois

Galette des Rois "King's Cake" Tomorrow is Epiphany, January 6th, and every pâtisserie in Paris will have these delicious puff...

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La Tour Eiffel et le carrousel La Tour Eiffel et le carrousel

La Tour Eiffel Le Carrousel avec énergies renouvelables* *(probably not a good translation of "Carousel with renewable energy") Ev...

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Le Moulin de la Vierge - III Le Moulin de la Vierge - III

Le Moulin de la Vierge About a year ago I posted about Le Mouline de la Vierge   and the great history of the boulangerie on Rue Vercingétor...

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Dancing at Mouffetard Dancing at Mouffetard

  Dancing at Mouffetard    This little Parisian dancing with her father  could give the French-girl-wanna-be a run for her money. Take a mo...

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