Cathédral Saint Alexandre Nevsky - 'looking out' Cathédral Saint Alexandre Nevsky - 'looking out'

Cathédral Saint Alexandre Nevsky Photos are not allowed in this beautiful gilt cathedral  so this view looking out at autumn leaves and nine...

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Avenue du Président Wilson - une fille française? Avenue du Président Wilson - une fille française?

Along Avenue du Président Wilson,  she walked with long strides in front of the gates of Palais Galliera.   She was dressed head to toe in s...

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La Tour Eiffel - la réflexion La Tour Eiffel - la réflexion

A familiar reflection... How could a puddle on Champ de Mars be a pleasing sight? When it reflects the golden lights of la Tour Eiffel. la T...

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Pont Notre Dame - l'automne Pont Notre Dame - l'automne

Pont Notre Dame The late afternoon sun drenched the trees  along the Quai de Gesvres giving them a golden orange glow.   If you look under t...

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Feuilles orange de l'automne Feuilles orange de l'automne

Orange autumn leaves The window shades on this quiet street in the 5ième  match perfectly the autumn leaves. Paris was dressed in her colorf...

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Des tours, des flèches, des clochers Des tours, des flèches, des clochers

Towers, steeples, spires... Can you name these famous Paris landmarks? Seen from rooftop level. Mystery location 75004, Paris

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Métro Cité - l'escalier Métro Cité - l'escalier

Cité Métro Station The exit at this metro station had more stairs than we could count  and seemed to be even more than the circular ascent a...

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Église de la Madeleine - les cierges Église de la Madeleine - les cierges

Église de la Madeleine This magnificent church is well-attended by the parishioners and visitors. The corners of the church are bright with ...

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Sainte Geneviève des Bois - le cimetière russe Sainte Geneviève des Bois - le cimetière russe

Sainte Geneviève des Bois The Russian Orthodox Cemetery is not highly regarded by the locals of this small town and many do not even know of...

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Bouillon Chartier III Bouillon Chartier III

Bouillon Chartier une brasserie In 1896, the Bouillon Chartier was born on a simple idea:  offer a meal worthy of the name at a modest pri...

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Ladurée - un petit déjeuner parfait Ladurée - un petit déjeuner parfait

Ladurée a perfect breakfast After buying a selection of macarons,  I peeked into the adjacent dining area for a quick look. You probably not...

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Une cour privée Une cour privée

a private courtyard I hesitate to call this a courtyard as it should qualify as a full park.   The beautiful wrought iron gates were open  a...

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Place Pierre Lafue - Alfred Dreyfus Place Pierre Lafue - Alfred Dreyfus

Alfred Dreyfus In the midst of a small square (Place Pierre Lafue) on Boulevard Raspail we stopped our Vélibs and took several photos of thi...

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Cours du Commerce Saint-André Cours du Commerce Saint-André

Cours du Commerce Saint-André This charming passage was opened in the mid-1700s  linking the rue Saint-André des Arts and the Rue de l'A...

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Église Saint-Severin - l'horloge Église Saint-Severin - l'horloge

Église Saint-Severin The Clock Just beneath the pipes of the Jean Ferrand organ (1748)  is the church clock which on this day was right on t...

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Décomposition et désespoir Décomposition et désespoir

Decay and despair Overturned tombstones, doors ajar, unkempt grounds... This desolate cemetery pairs well with the expression on this caryat...

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Jardin des Tuileries - des parapluies Jardin des Tuileries - des parapluies

Jardin des Tuileries The autumn leaves can be seen down this alley.   The trees, many still green, provide some shelter from the rain. I do ...

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Fontaine Wallace - Place des Droits de l'Enfant Fontaine Wallace - Place des Droits de l'Enfant

Sunday Paris Market Families and neighbors gather just off Rue d'Alésia  in a tiny square of shade trees and a spot of grass on Sunday m...

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Rue de Sèvres - une cour Rue de Sèvres - une cour

Rue de Sèvres courtyard Taken with my snorkeling camera (wet from the rain)  this courtyard has the hazy look of a pencil drawing.   I almos...

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Leaving on a jet plane... Leaving on a jet plane...

Guess where I am going... I am sure you know PARIS! I will still have a daily post and will have some on-site updates of friends and places ...

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Cour d'Honneur - Hôtel des Invalides Cour d'Honneur - Hôtel des Invalides

Cour d'Honneur The patina of the cannons in the courtyard is stunning. Some of them date from the reign of François 1er, 1515-1567. Cele...

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Cathédrale Notre Dame de Paris - des détails Cathédrale Notre Dame de Paris - des détails

Notre Dame From this single spot,  many of the treasures of this magnificent cathedral are revealed,  from the rose window to the newly clea...

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Printemps - des chaussures rouges Printemps - des chaussures rouges

Printemps red shoes and polka dots The use of mirrors and bold design  with an abundance of rouge  turn heads on Boulevard Haussmann Printem...

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Pétanque XXIII Pétanque XXIII

Pétanque Jardin des Tuileries I used to believe that this was only a game in Paris for men of a certain age, but have discovered that it is ...

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Rue Mouffetard - les danseurs du dimanche Rue Mouffetard - les danseurs du dimanche

The Sunday dancers  of Rue Mouffetard To the familiar tunes of Christian Bassoul the regulars take center stage. Always have a song in your ...

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La Tour Eiffel XXV La Tour Eiffel XXV

La Tour Eiffel The rays of sunlight add a special quality to this iron creation. Given the choice of seeing the sun rays or snow from this s...

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Jardin du Luxembourg - un moment de calme Jardin du Luxembourg - un moment de calme

Jardin du Luxembourg -a quiet moment- A warm Sunday afternoon on a (mostly) green park bench... Tuning out the rest of the world Jardin du L...

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Parc de Monceau - zoom-zoom Parc de Monceau - zoom-zoom

Parc de Monceau This large, family-friendly park has an elongated track  for scooters, skates, bikes, and unicycles.   Yes, I saw one.   The...

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Église Saint-Séverin Église Saint-Séverin

Église Saint-Séverin Built and rebuilt over the centuries, this 13th-15th century Flamboyant Gothic church shows at its height the criss-cro...

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Pont Louis-Philippe - Île Saint-Louis Pont Louis-Philippe - Île Saint-Louis

Pont Louis-Philippe Yes, the rain was relentless,  but Paris keeps moving without regard to the weather. This stone arch-bridge connects the...

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