Repetto XIII - "pink" Repetto XIII - "pink"

Repetto pink Repetto's windows are perhaps my favorite  and definitely the most anticipated on each trip.   The main store on Rue de la ...

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Livres anciens - Librairie Paul Vulin Livres anciens - Librairie Paul Vulin

Old books.. Beautiful, if slightly worn, old books can be bought in many places  throughout Paris from the flea markets to the Passages de P...

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Passage Jouffroy VIII Passage Jouffroy VIII

Passage Jouffroy Just adjacent to the Café Grevin (yesterday's post), is one of the entrances to Passage Jouffroy. Almost two centuries ...

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Café Grevin - rouge, rouge, rouge! Café Grevin - rouge, rouge, rouge!

Café Grevin The saturation of red at Café Grevin is enhanced  by a sunny afternoon This cafe is next door to the Musée Grevin waxworks museu...

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Rue de la Verrerie - une moto et des fleures Rue de la Verrerie - une moto et des fleures

Motorcycle and flowers Only a block from Place Igor Stravinsky I rode the Vélib  to avoid the traffic and stumbled upon this colorful vignet...

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Parc de Monceau - XXXIII Parc de Monceau - XXXIII

Parc de Monceau Although you may not be able to tell the season from this photo,  you can see Parisians enjoying the good weather  and note ...

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Le Marie Stuart - Paris café Le Marie Stuart - Paris café

Le Marie Stuart Rue de Montorgueil Rue de Montorgueil is lined with food from one end to the other.   One should come often and always hungr...

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Église Saint-Quiriace II Église Saint-Quiriace II

Église Saint-Quiriace Quiet and unassuming on the exterior... warm and richly detailed within bon dimanche Église Saint-Quiriace 9, place Sa...

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Ce doit être une fille française - XXXIV Ce doit être une fille française - XXXIV

must be a French girl... On a Métro platform, checking her smart phone with boots, scarf, hat... all of this in late May! (but spring was tr...

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Hôtel du Nord VIII Hôtel du Nord VIII

Hôtel du Nord Ah, the week is over and it is time to unwind This is one of my favorite places to chill in Paris  with friends and no particu...

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Parc des Buttes Chaumont VI Parc des Buttes Chaumont VI

Parc des Buttes Chaumont Although it would appear from this photo that every bench is occupied,  the park is large enough to hold many Paris...

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Porte d'entrée Porte d'entrée

Front door of No. 28 The stone and timber construction of this home  is punctuated with the weathered, but sturdy, door. Each of the homes a...

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Bassin de la Villette - pétanque XXII Bassin de la Villette - pétanque XXII

Bassin de la Villette If you really want to be among the Parisians, take a stroll along the quais of Bassin de la Villette on any weekend.  ...

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Hôpital Saint-Louis Hôpital Saint-Louis

Hôpital Saint-Louis Just a stone's throw from Canal Saint-Martin is this 17th century hospital,  built when the outbreak of plagues thre...

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Église Saint-Quiriace Église Saint-Quiriace

Église Saint-Quiriace This church in the small town of Provins, just beyond Paris, was founded early in the 11th century.  The town is divid...

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Carrousel de Trocadero - carrousel XXXV Carrousel de Trocadero - carrousel XXXV

Carrousel de Trocadero The carrousel is beautiful but pales in comparison  to the princess upon her throne Carrousel de Trocadero Place du T...

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Caves Legrand - Bar à vin Caves Legrand - Bar à vin

Caves Legrand Accessed through Galeries Vivienne and from Rue de la Banque, this wine shop was operated by several generations of Legrands. ...

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Jardin du Luxembourg - les nuages, les fleurs, et les anges Jardin du Luxembourg - les nuages, les fleurs, et les anges

Jardin du Luxembourg These cherubs appear to be lifting a bowl,  filled with flowers,  holding it up to the sky  to better receive the rain ...

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Pleurote - les marchés de Paris Pleurote - les marchés de Paris

Pleurote Oyster mushrooms The mushrooms are plentiful in the Paris markets, fresh from the countryside.  Although I have not cooked in Paris...

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Chaises de café en noir et rouge Chaises de café en noir et rouge

Café chairs in black and red When I think about the café chairs in Paris, I can close my eyes and feel the weave of the seat as I settle in,...

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Carrousel Jules Verne - Parc de Monceau Carrousel Jules Verne - Parc de Monceau

Carrousel Jules Verne There are carousels at every turn in Paris, and I am not even sure how many.  For me there are about five favorites bu...

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 Église Saint-Eustache - les chaises Église Saint-Eustache - les chaises

Église Saint-Eustache Long shadows in this enormous church... simple chairs are dwarfed in the cavernous nave bon dimanche Église Saint-Eust...

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Chantal Thomass - un parapluie Chantal Thomass - un parapluie

Chantal Thomass This fashion house led by the the stylish Chantal first made the lingerie scene during the 1960s and 1970s.  All the world w...

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La Tour Eiffel - le reflet La Tour Eiffel - le reflet

  La Tour Eiffel Do you think that you would recognize this iconic structure  just by seeing a reflection in the rain-soaked pavement? Why, ...

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Le Petit Fer à Cheval II Le Petit Fer à Cheval II

  Le Petit Fer à Cheval "The Horseshoe" Effortless Paris chic: the horseshoe bar, the glasses, the shelves, the clock,  the chande...

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Cimetière de Passy - le gardien Cimetière de Passy - le gardien

Cimetière de Passy the caretaker I am attracted to cemeteries and have sought them out in every city visited.  Paris has an abundance of cem...

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Gare de l'Est - Dépêchez-vous! Gare de l'Est - Dépêchez-vous!

Gare de l'Est Have you ever noticed the people running in train stations?   It is no different in Paris as we see these passengers hurry...

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Avenue de la Grande-Armée - La Grande Arche de la Defense Avenue de la Grande-Armée - La Grande Arche de la Defense

Avenue de la Grande-Armée Seen from the top of Arc de Triomphe  the Grand Arch appears as the outline of a box.   It was built in 1989 to ce...

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Église Saint-Merri - La Fontaine Stravinsky Église Saint-Merri - La Fontaine Stravinsky

Église Saint-Merri The Stravinsky Fountain The whimsy of 16 animated sculptures stands in contrast  to the flying buttresses of this ancient...

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Dodo Manège - Carrousel XXXIII Dodo Manège - Carrousel XXXIII

"Dodo Manège" Carousel in Jardin des Plantes Wrapped in tarp this carousel hides its animal-rides  created to reflect extinct and ...

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Jardin du Palais Royal - le weekend Jardin du Palais Royal - le weekend

Jardin du Palais Royal On a Saturday morning,  these three were feeding pigeons in the garden of Palais Royal.   The little girl looks a bit...

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