Montmartre - être un observateur Montmartre - être un observateur

Two café chairs... one for sitting, and the other for... Just outside the café on the warm terrace,  this young man watched the pedestrian...

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Yesim Chambrey - élegante et sophistiquée Yesim Chambrey - élegante et sophistiquée

Yesim Chambrey This chic boutique nestled in the narrow streets of Saint Germain des Prés has remarkable windows.  The awnings are truly thr...

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Un café crème et un chocolat chaud Un café crème et un chocolat chaud

When two blog friends from different countries  get together in Paris on a cold, misty day... of course they take a break with pastries,  wa...

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Rue Mouffetard - les danseurs Rue Mouffetard - les danseurs

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

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Les toits et le chat Les toits et le chat

Les toits et le chat On a gray rainy day in Paris this yellow cat can be seen grinning on the roofs from Montmartre to Vanves.  This one was...

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Église Saint-Vincent-de-Paul - V Église Saint-Vincent-de-Paul - V

Église Saint-Vincent-de-Paul This long nave aisle on the Gospel side of the church  has a bright polish on the marble floors.  One walks sof...

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Place des Victoires Place des Victoires

Place des Victoires Inspecting the equestrian monument of Louis XIV dressed as a Roman emperor,  I almost missed the woman high on the balco...

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Jardin du Palais Royal Jardin du Palais Royal

Jardin du Palais Royal The fountain of the Palais Royal garden is surrounded by people green chairs and sitting on the edge of the fountain ...

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Boulevard Haussmann - l'architecture Boulevard Haussmann - l'architecture

La grande porte This grand entrance can be seen from a block away with its imposing doors, ornate carvings, and grill-work.  The courtyard d...

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Père Lachaise XII - les ombres Père Lachaise XII - les ombres

Père Lachaise I have an affinity for photographing cemeteries and Cimetière du Père Lachaise is a favorite.  No matter the season, the weath...

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Café le Nemours - Place Colette Café le Nemours - Place Colette

Café le Nemours Place Colette and the famous Café le Nemours provide a great vantage point for people-watching and street photography.  This...

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Printemps - l'artiste sur le trottoir Printemps - l'artiste sur le trottoir

Artist on the sidewalk... He was gathering quite a crowd, some taking a quick look and moving on.  Others lingered to watch the process and ...

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Église Saint-Séverin Église Saint-Séverin

Église Saint-Séverin One of the oldest churches in Paris, the early Romanesque building was replaced with Gothic architecture at the beginni...

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Un café - Les B. Arome Cafés Un café - Les B. Arome Cafés

Les B. Arome Cafés A cup of coffee is never just a cup. This little sip was found at La Ruche à Miel  in a cup with the green logo of Les B....

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L'heure bleue - musée du Louvre L'heure bleue - musée du Louvre

L'heure bleue (The blue hour) It is a magical time in Paris when the sun goes down  and the sky becomes a palette of soft watercolors  i...

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Pont des Arts - love locks Pont des Arts - love locks

Love locks Pont des Arts I have photographed the "love locks" for years on the Pont des Arts and always said that if my sweetheart...

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Rue Mouffetard - le dimanche Rue Mouffetard - le dimanche

Rue Mouffetard A bright winter Sunday afternoon on Rue Mouffetard,  and it seems that all of Paris is out enjoying the sun. Rue Mouffetard, ...

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Des bonbons et du vin Des bonbons et du vin

Candy and wine Even simple candy looks better in Paris.  There are so many delicious edibles in Paris that I am almost never tempted by cand...

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Rue de Vaugirard - la porte Rue de Vaugirard - la porte

Rue de Vaugirard This is not your typical blue door in Paris, but a deep azure taken from the Mediterranean palette.  The architectural desi...

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Église Notre-Dame-des-Champs Église Notre-Dame-des-Champs

Église Notre-Dame-des-Champs This door opens to the circular steps up to the illustrious Cavaillé-Coll organ (1877) of Notre-Dame-des-Champs...

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Il fait froid? Il fait froid?

Leggings, pants, boots? It was a cold day... a very cold and frigid day in Paris. bon weekend Rue Beccaria près de Marché d'Aligre 75012...

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Une girafe de ruban Une girafe de ruban

How much is that giraffe in the window? Made of ribbons, he stands proudly in the showroom window ( SHINDO ). No photos allowed, but I am st...

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Papa, sa fille, et l'éclair au chocolat Papa, sa fille, et l'éclair au chocolat

Papa, his daughter and the chocolate éclair The two of them opened the bag from the pâtisserie.  He helped remove her red mittens, seen here...

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Jardin du Luxembourg - Marrons chauds? Jardin du Luxembourg - Marrons chauds?

Jardin du Luxembourg Marrons chauds, Chupa-Chups, an embrace, a sideways glance... Despite this being a city of rules and red tape,  I do no...

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Jour de Nutella Jour de Nutella

World Nutella Day Today you can celebrate "World Nutella Day 2013" - a day to eat Nutella, to spread it on a croissant or a baguet...

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L'homme et le Vélib L'homme et le Vélib

zoom-zoom The streets of Paris are full of bicycle commuters,  and one sees many of the rental bikes (Vélibs) utilized.   They come equippe...

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Chapelle Saint-Vincent-de-Paul Chapelle Saint-Vincent-de-Paul

Chapelle Saint-Vincent-de-Paul  This inconspicuous church sits only a block from Bon Marché and is hardly worth a glance from the street as ...

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La Chandeleur - jour des crêpes La Chandeleur - jour des crêpes

La Chandeleur Fête des chandelles (Candlemas - English) Today is Candlemas, 2 February, and it is celebrated in France with crêpes. Today I ...

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