Château de Chambord - une grande façade! Château de Chambord - une grande façade!

Chambord a very grand façade Constructed for King François I in the early years of the Sixteenth Century, this chateau features 440 rooms, 2...

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Église Saint-Pierre de Montrouge Église Saint-Pierre de Montrouge

Église Saint-Pierre de Montrouge This Nineteenth Century Paris church was the work of architect Joseph Auguste Émile Vaudremer between 1865 ...

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Le Tour de France 100 Le Tour de France 100

100 Years Le Tour Le Tour de France begins today and looks back to the first Tour in 1903.  Three grueling weeks of mountains and time trial...

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Le Café Hortense Le Café Hortense

Le Café Hortense The website for this colorful-terrace is based in the same bright magenta, purple, red that you see here.  There were few p...

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Les toits de Chartres Les toits de Chartres

from the Cathedral of Our Lady of Chartres On the ascent to the top of the Bell Tower A variety of architecture, rooftops, and layout of the...

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Les Vélibs Les Vélibs

Try it! Well, Holly has a big smile because we were having so much fun riding around Paris on the Vélibs.  The cost can be a little as $2.20...

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Le Printemps, Palais Garnier, et les toits de Paris Le Printemps, Palais Garnier, et les toits de Paris

Taken from the rooftop of Printemps,  one can see the two towers of Printemps,  the magnificence of Palais Garnier,  and many familiar outli...

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Le Baron Rouge - un bar à vin Le Baron Rouge - un bar à vin

Le Baron Rouge This suspended rack of wine glasses gives the illusion of a chandelier.   In addition to oysters,  you can bring your own con...

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 Cathédrale Notre Dame de Paris Cathédrale Notre Dame de Paris

Cathédrale Notre Dame de Paris Last Sunday's post of Notre Dame was a night view  of the east side of this great cathedral.   I thought ...

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Fête de la Musique - Place de Furstenberg Fête de la Musique - Place de Furstenberg

Fête de la Musique 2010 The guitarist Perhaps one of thousands of musicians,  the solo guitarist performed in the late afternoon in Place de...

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Fête de la Musique - solstice d'été Fête de la Musique - solstice d'été

Summer Solstice So what does the solstice d'été have to do with music?  In Paris and many parts of France the summer solstice is accomp...

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Rue Auber - le serveur Rue Auber - le serveur

A cafe on Rue Auber A classic street scene in any part of Paris.   This cafe is just around the corner from Cafe de la Paix  and probably no...

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Jardin des Tuileries - les enfants dans le parc Jardin des Tuileries - les enfants dans le parc

Jardin des Tuileries A Sunday afternoon finds many children in the parks of Paris.  These two were part of a group of five or six who played...

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Jardin du Palais Royal - des étirements Jardin du Palais Royal - des étirements

Jardin du Palais Royal Some stretches before a run.   How did she ever tear herself away  from the mesmerizing view of that incredible fount...

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Le Valentin - salon de thé Le Valentin - salon de thé

Le Valentin - salon de thé The heat of the teapots was surpassed by the warmth of friendship.   How wonderful to meet two friends face to f...

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 Cathédrale Notre Dame de Paris Cathédrale Notre Dame de Paris

Cathédrale Notre Dame de Paris Perhaps more recognizable from the other side,  the majestic details of this view are my favorite.   In the s...

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Palais Garnier - The Grand Foyer Palais Garnier - The Grand Foyer

The Grand Foyer When I see the Grand Foyer,  my eyes mist over with a scene of ballgowns  and the sounds of the orchestra.   Perhaps tonight...

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Passy - art et les ombres Passy - art et les ombres

Art and the shadows It seemed that the sun appeared at just the right moment  to capture this shot. bon weekend Rue Paul Doumer 75016, Paris...

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Rue de Birague - Marais Rue de Birague - Marais

Rue de Birague One of the entry streets to Place des Vosges Peering in the window to get a look beyond the street view,  one finds a collect...

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Bercy Village - Cour St. Émilion Bercy Village - Cour St. Émilion

Cour Saint-Émilion Bercy Village consists largely of small wine warehouses from the late 19th century.  The tracks seen in the paved courtya...

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Place des Pyramides - Rue de Rivoli Place des Pyramides - Rue de Rivoli

Rue de Rivoli The tourists making their way to the Louvre,  the delivery truck workers, Parisians walking to work...  all the activity of th...

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Square Gabriel-Pierné - un banc Square Gabriel-Pierné - un banc

Square Gabriel-Pierné A bench of books This little pocket of a park just behind Institut de France  was named for Henri Gabriel-Pierné,  a F...

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Église Saint-Merri Église Saint-Merri

Église Saint-Merri This church was constructed between 1500 and 1550  in a style called "Gothic flamboyant."   Surviving the Frenc...

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Palais Garnier - caryatids Palais Garnier - caryatids

Les caryatids One of the rear entrances to Palais Garnier, a rather ornate back door, oui? bon weekend Palais Garnier Rue Scribe 75009, Pari...

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Joséphine Vannier - une guitare au chocolat Joséphine Vannier - une guitare au chocolat

Chocolaterie Joséphine Vannier A chocolate guitar? Yes, what a birthday gift that would be... I only looked in from the street  but the repo...

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Rue Daubenton - les fleurs et les fruits Rue Daubenton - les fleurs et les fruits

Rue Daubenton The grill of such interesting design and the boxes of flowers  might have been missed but  the white background of window shut...

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Jardin du Palais Royal - un skateboard Jardin du Palais Royal - un skateboard

The Fountain at Palais Royal This wide bowl of water with active fountains is not just for the retirees of Paris to prop their feet.  This t...

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Le Bon Marché - le carrousel Le Bon Marché - le carrousel

Square Boucicaut le carrousel Almost hidden in the shadow of Le Bon Marché,  sits this vintage carousel.   Alas, it was too early in the mor...

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Rue des Thermopyles - de l'autre côté Rue des Thermopyles - de l'autre côté

Rue des Thermopyles After using a shot of this street for June CDP Theme Day's "decay,"  it seemed appropriate to show you the...

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 Basilique Notre-Dame des Victoires - en réflexion Basilique Notre-Dame des Victoires - en réflexion

Basilique Notre-Dame des Victoires In the small, quiet Place des Petits-Pères  sits the regal Basilique Notre-Dame des Victoires,  one of th...

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