Street lamps - Palais Garnier Street lamps - Palais Garnier

Street Lamps Palais Garnier These unusual street lamps are found in front of the grand Palais Garnier.   The musical instruments seems fitti...

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La vie quotidienne - Rue Cler La vie quotidienne - Rue Cler

Les marchés de Paris It is impossible to read a novel (or non-fiction)  about life in Paris without observing the daily shopping.   I think ...

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Jardin de l'Intendant II Jardin de l'Intendant II

Jardin de l'Intendant On the secluded southwest corner of the grounds of Hôtel des Invalides  is this quiet topiary garden walled off fr...

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Le Carrousel et la Tour Eiffel Le Carrousel et la Tour Eiffel

le carrousel de la Tour Eiffel On a sunny day in Paris you can ride (pedal) a painted pony  and catch a glimpse of the Eiffel Tower with eve...

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

Église Saint-Louis en l'Île Almost hidden in the narrow streets of Île Saint Louis stands the lacy spire of Église Saint-Louis en l'...

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Village Bercy - la bouteille rouge Village Bercy - la bouteille rouge

Bercy Village Cour Saint-Émilion The customer snuffed out a cigarette and left. I snapped a photo before the table was cleared and the red b...

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Au bord de la Seine - les amis II Au bord de la Seine - les amis II

la Seine, the water's edge When the weather cooperates  one can find groups of friends gathering on a Friday evening  to share stories o...

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Palais Garnier - Illumination Palais Garnier - Illumination

Palais Garnier The Grand Staircase Would you like to turn back the clock 100 years  to attend an elegant ball, just for the evening? Yeah, m...

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L'heure bleue - Jardins du Trocadéro L'heure bleue - Jardins du Trocadéro

Fountain of Warsaw fontaine de Varsovie Not as many fountains as seen in the gardens of Versailles,  but still a perfect seat to enjoy the w...

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Escalier du Ministre - Louvre Escalier du Ministre - Louvre

Escalier du Ministre  in the Richelieu wing of the Louvre The Louvre is filled with architectural designs and details,  and this staircase, ...

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La Petite Rose - salon de thé La Petite Rose - salon de thé

La Petite Rose This is one of my favorite lunch spots,  just a short walk from Parc de Monceau.   Gorgeous salads and delicious quiches Well...

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Église Saint-Étienne du Mont - l'orgue Église Saint-Étienne du Mont - l'orgue

Église Saint-Étienne du Mont The organ of Saint-Étienne du Mont   is a marvel of architectural design and carving,  dating back to the early...

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Horloge et candélabres Horloge et candélabres

Clock and candelabra The antique stores scattered throughout Paris are full of treasures.   Many of the items may be out of the reach of the...

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Hôtel de Sens - Bibiothèque Forney Hôtel de Sens - Bibiothèque Forney

Hôtel de Sens and the Forney Art Library Built originally for the archbishops of Sens in the thirteenth century,  this hôtel was rebuilt com...

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Port de l'Arsenal Port de l'Arsenal

Port de l'Arsenal From the above ground platform on Line 1 of the Bastille station,  you have this view of Port de l'Arsenal.   For ...

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Fenêtre dans le Marais Fenêtre dans le Marais

Window in the Marais Just a simple window with geraniums askew,  but the iron railing and alluring curtains  contribute to the mystery that ...

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Séduction - Dalloyau Séduction - Dalloyau

Seduction? Indeed! miam-miam Dalloyau 5, boulevard Beaumarchais 75004, Paris Métro Bastille

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Le défilé du 14-Juillet Le défilé du 14-Juillet

Quatorze Juillet 2008 The many regiments line up an hour or two  before the march down Avenue des Champs Elysées. 2013 In all, 4,800 troops ...

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Quatorze Juillet - La Fête Nationale! Quatorze Juillet - La Fête Nationale!

The Gates of Invalides All of Paris is dressed in the bleu, blanc, et rouge of the French flag.   The crowds and the traffic are impossible,...

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Champs de Mars - les chevaux Champs de Mars - les chevaux

Ponies in the Park Festivities surround Champs de Mars in July Pony rides and picnics Tomorrow is quatorze juillet, La Fête Nationale,  and ...

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Palais Royal - un reflet Palais Royal - un reflet

Palais Royal In the arcade of Palais Royal,  these reflective green lenses caught my attention... and, my reflection. bon weekend Palais Roy...

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L'oiseau et le chapeau L'oiseau et le chapeau

The bird and the hat? This flashy window of H&M  is nestled between the grand windows of Le Printemps  and Galeries Lafayette on Bouleva...

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La Palette - le bar La Palette - le bar

La Palette The rainy day refuge was a photographer's delight  as we enjoyed the classic French fare and a glass of bubbly.   The weather...

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Château de Chenonceau - le labyrinthe Château de Chenonceau - le labyrinthe

Château de Chenonceau The Maze Seen from ground level the grand labyrinth shows only a tight hedge of yews.  If you are able to navigate the...

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La Coupe d'Or La Coupe d'Or

La Coupe d'Or Sitting on Rue Saint-Honoré  at the corner of Rue du Marché Saint-Honoré  would be a nice spot for people-watching.   The ...

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

Chapelle Saint-Vincent-de-Paul In one of the ornate chapels of this church,  so unassuming by its exterior,  is seen this serene statue ador...

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Les chaussures et les requins oranges? Les chaussures et les requins oranges?

The Sharks and the Shoes The creativity of a Paris window appeals to my artistic side. The shoes appeal to my inner Imelda Marcos. bon weeke...

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Le Champ de Mars - brasserie Le Champ de Mars - brasserie

Le Champ de Mars I wondered how many movies have been shot here in front of Le Champ de Mars,  a brasserie sitting in view of La Tour Eiffel...

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Flamme de la Liberté à Paris Flamme de la Liberté à Paris

Flame of Liberty in Paris "The Flame of Liberty.  An exact replica of the Statue of Liberty's flame offered to the people of France...

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Dominique Bart - artiste-peintre Dominique Bart - artiste-peintre

Dominique Bart Artist Si vous passez Place des Vosges à Paris,  vous rencontrerez certainement sous les arcades au n° 13   Dominique Bart . ...

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Boulevard Saint-Germain - le marché Boulevard Saint-Germain - le marché

Booths along Bd Saint-Germain The colors in this booth caught my eye,  but it was only just now that I noticed two souvenirs  I should have ...

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