la Grande Arche de la Defense - "Height" la Grande Arche de la Defense - "Height"

"Height" Theme for November 2013 City Daily Photo Blogs Seen from the top of Arc de Triomphe the height  of la Grande Arche de la ...

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Bistrot avec deux fantômes? Bistrot avec deux fantômes?

In the soft light of a classic Paris bistro,  I imagined seeing two ghosts (or three). Perhaps it is just a reflection,  or my overactive im...

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Restaurant du Palais Royal Restaurant du Palais Royal

Restaurant du Palais Royal As many times as I have been to Palais Royal  (spring, summer, fall, winter, rain, snow, rain)  I have never been...

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Les bouquinistes sous la pluie Les bouquinistes sous la pluie

The bouquinistes were open on this rainy October day selling to the tourists who braved the weather. The very old books, journals, and cards...

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Rue d'Aligre - un café Rue d'Aligre - un café

Rue d'Aligre Taken on a busy market day (Marché d;Aligre),  there is scant room for café table and chairs.   Still, the pastries and a c...

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Cathédrale Notre Dame de Paris Cathédrale Notre Dame de Paris

Notre Dame The exterior of this 800-year-old cathedral  is well-known for its many statues over the massive doors.   The broader view reveal...

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Le Marais - un tandem Le Marais - un tandem

Bicycle for two! There are many bicycles on the streets of Paris and in the parks.   Even the smallest of children are riding bicycles. Howe...

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Parc de Monceau - l'aire de jeu Parc de Monceau - l'aire de jeu

Parc de Monceau There are several play areas in Parc de Monceau  with plenty of room for running.   If you listen carefully,  you can almost...

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Galeries Lafayette - prêt-à-porter II Galeries Lafayette - prêt-à-porter II

Galeries Lafayette The fabrics are like candy to the eyes,  and the designs are stunning. On each trip to Paris I stalk this department   an...

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Une tarte aux figues Une tarte aux figues

Fig Tart This pâtisserie was filled with tarts  and the most unusual and colorful was this one of figs.   Combined with the violet blooms an...

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Vertige - Agathe Braconnier Vertige - Agathe Braconnier

Vertige Just a stone's throw from Église Saint-Paul-Saint-Louis in the Marais  is this sidewalk arrangement of plants and flowers.   The...

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Un jardin secret Un jardin secret

A secret garden Just off rue de la Roquette behind a closed gate is a hidden artists' atelier, filled with the sounds of wood planers an...

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Notre Dame et la Seine Notre Dame et la Seine

Cathedrale Notre Dame de Paris     The elegant architecture of this 800-year-old cathedral displays beautiful flying buttresses.     Freshly...

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Rue St. Honoré - beaucoup de gants Rue St. Honoré - beaucoup de gants

Rue St Honoré     Oh, yes, let's have a rainbow assortment of these chic gloves!       bon weekend         Rue St Honore 75001, Paris

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Galerie Vivienne - les artistes étudiants Galerie Vivienne - les artistes étudiants

Galerie Vivienne student artists If you frequent the side halls in the famous covered passages of Paris,  you will likely see gatherings of ...

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Musée Jacquemart André Musée Jacquemart André

Musée Jacquemart André Lunch with friends amid the art, style, and architecture of Paris at Musée Jacquemart André Oh, and do not forget  th...

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La Seine - Port de la Tournelle La Seine - Port de la Tournelle

Port de la Tournelle From Pont d'Archevêché one can monitor the activity along the Seine.   Take a walk below the street levels, alongsi...

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Jardin du Palais Royal - l'automne Jardin du Palais Royal - l'automne

  Jardin du Palais Royal October in Paris brings in the change of seasons, seen here in the almost empty, assuredly quiet, Jardin du Palais ...

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Pont de l'Archevêché Pont de l'Archevêché

Pont de l'Archevêché Based on the hefty weight of   many locks in the foreground,  the larger ones have likely been removed or  "pr...

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Cathédral Saint-Alexandre-Nevsky Cathédral Saint-Alexandre-Nevsky

Cathédral Saint-Alexandre-Nevsky The bright skies of a clear autumn day  accentuate the gold domes of Cathédral Saint-Alexandre-Nevsky.   Al...

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Au Fil d'Élise Au Fil d'Élise

Au Fil d'Élise This shop with its beautifully detailed vintage clothing  and fabrics is a delight.   Elegant lingerie,  unique accessori...

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Must be a French girl Must be a French girl

Rue St Honoré Stylish (but practical) boots  Short pencil skirt with black tights Vented raincoat with a flounce Understated flat leather pu...

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Marché Saint Quentin - un marché couvert Marché Saint Quentin - un marché couvert

Marché Saint Quentin I knew of this covered market, but had not visited Saint Quentin, one of the few remaining covered markets in Paris.  T...

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Vin et Marée - un chat sur ​​un rebord Vin et Marée - un chat sur ​​un rebord

  Cat on a ledge   I have passed by this address many times over the years and have only recently looked up to see the wildcat on the ledge ...

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Hôtel Nord-Est - géraniums rouges Hôtel Nord-Est - géraniums rouges

Hôtel Nord-Est While exploring the neighborhoods near Gare de l'Est, we happened upon this little hotel on a narrow street.  It appeared...

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Passage Saint-Roch Passage Saint-Roch

Passage Saint-Roch     A light rain, faint light of an autumn morning, and the clicking of heels as she made her way through the passage    ...

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

Église Saint-Vincent-de-Paul The wrought iron details are best seen close up The columns and other architectural elements lend a classic bac...

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Un bateau et la Seine Un bateau et la Seine

A boat and the Seine We see here the captain at the bow of the boat  (driving while talking on the phone)  and perhaps two lovers at the ste...

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Galerie Vivienne - Wolff et Descourtis Galerie Vivienne - Wolff et Descourtis

Wolff et Descourtis This charming boutique in Galerie Vivienne  displays an exquisite collection of scarves and shawls  in silk, challis, wo...

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Café le Nemours VI Café le Nemours VI

Café le Nemours I think that if I could just pick one café in Paris for people-watching  it would be here at Café le Nemours.   No matter th...

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le Prélude de Paris - l'orchestre classique de Chatelet le Prélude de Paris - l'orchestre classique de Chatelet

Prélude de Paris classic orchestra of the Chatelet Métro Two days a week (Tuesdays and Thursdays)  you can hear the classic orchestral music...

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