Au Vieux Paris d'Arcole - Theme Day Au Vieux Paris d'Arcole - Theme Day

Au Vieux Paris d'Arcole depuis 1594 Hidden on a narrow street so very close to Notre Dame, this auberge has been open since 1594.  The s...

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Le Douze - des reflets Le Douze - des reflets

Window of le Douze a window of bright, shiny objects,  chandeliers, figurines,  and even a photographer le Douze 12, rue Jacob 75006, Paris

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La Seine en hiver La Seine en hiver

The Seine in Winter Taken from almost the same spot on Pont des Arts as my header  the starkness of winter stands in contrast to the lush, c...

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Un café et des cocktails Un café et des cocktails

a colorful café This terrasse on Rue de Turbigo, captured my attention first for the colorful café chairs, but the Cafés Richards cups were ...

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Repetto - une réflexion Repetto - une réflexion

Repetto The reflection here belies the upscale street of Rue de la Paix.   Perhaps the black and white image gives it a less polished look, ...

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Passage du Grand Cerf Passage du Grand Cerf

Passage du Grand Cerf This passage of 1825 is filled with interesting shops and boutiques, and there seems to be a theme of art, antiques, a...

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Église Saint-Eustache Église Saint-Eustache

      Église Saint-Eustache     This masterpiece of late Gothic architecture unveiled a bell tower framed in blue skies and white clouds, a ...

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Moules ou Mussels? Moules ou Mussels?

  Moules or mussels?     As fond as I am of the handwritten chalkboard menus of Paris, this one leaves me cold.  The English translation com...

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L'Écailler du Bistrot L'Écailler du Bistrot

      L'Écailler du Bistrot     If you are fond of seafood you will love this restaurant devoted to shrimp, fish, prawns, lobster, and m...

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École de Filles École de Filles

École de Filles Beautiful architecture and a serene setting belies the sign indicating that between 1942 and 1944 there were 140 school age ...

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Passage du Caire Passage du Caire

Passage du Caire Compared to the elegant upscale Gallerie Vivianne, this passage of the same era is in deplorable condition.  The structure ...

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Crêperie Oroyona Crêperie Oroyona

Crêperie Oroyona On Rue Mouffetard there are many choices for a crêpe   sur le pouce (on the run), but this is my favorite.   You can have ...

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Jardin du Palais Royal - XXXII Jardin du Palais Royal - XXXII

Palais Royal the fountain It may be winter,  but as long as the water will flow in this fountain,  you will find a hearty soul or two gather...

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Église Saint-Louis des Invalides - l'orgue Église Saint-Louis des Invalides - l'orgue

Saint-Louis des Invalides The design of this elaborate, ornate organcase is attributed to Jalues Hardouin-Mansart.  It is the only represent...

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Livraison de fleurs Livraison de fleurs

Flower delivery On this quiet street in the 11ième  the colorful arrangement was headed briskly to its destination.   I was tempted to follo...

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

La Tour Eiffel The boutique window on Rue de Sèvres is not the address  for la Tour Eiffel but it looks quite settled among the paper houses...

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Elle doit être une fille française? Elle doit être une fille française?

On the street, in the rain, une trottinette rouge, red ballerina skirt, black and white striped leggings, puffy coat, rubber boots, and tota...

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Le Marais - une vitrine étrange Le Marais - une vitrine étrange

An odd window in the Marais A plastic lobster and starfish, a small world globe, a jar of coral, two cast metal crawfish, a basket of shells...

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pots de chiminées - Chimney pots pots de chiminées - Chimney pots

Chimney pots Chimney pots in abundance on this rooftop near Sacré Coeur  make a charming scene with turquoise-framed windows  jutting from t...

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Palais Garnier - des illuminations Palais Garnier - des illuminations

Palais Garnier illumination From the grand staircases to the illustrious sconces and lights,  Palais Garnier is the place of dreams. Do not ...

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Église Saint-Roch Église Saint-Roch

Église Saint-Roch Rows of chairs and the long carpeted aisle  give an indication of the size of this church on Rue Saint Honoré. Saint-Roch ...

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Rue du Cherche Midi - un balcon Rue du Cherche Midi - un balcon

Rue du Cherche Midi a balcony Plants, flowers, clay planters, espaliered tree, Greek key wrought iron, dart and egg architectural detail, so...

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Palais Royal - un vélo très cher Palais Royal - un vélo très cher

Palais Royal If you could read the mark on this bicycle  you would have an idea of its price.   Seen in the upscale shop at Palais Royal  it...

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Des bouchons Des bouchons

Wine and Champagne corks A wine shop on Île Saint Louis had a window  filled with corks.   The light of the afternoon sun  made me stop in m...

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Bressaï - Pour l'Amour de Paris exposition Bressaï - Pour l'Amour de Paris exposition

Bressaï - For the Love of Paris exhibition November 8, 2013 - March 8, 2014 This free exhibit at Hôtel de Ville is a delight for photographe...

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Une fille française? Une fille française?

French girl? Retro bicycle.. pouring rain... stylish lace-up boots... black swing-coat... wicker basket... and, of course, a precisely wrapp...

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Le Perchoir - a rooftop bar Le Perchoir - a rooftop bar

Le Perchoir (the perch) This stunning rooftop bar is 7 flights up with a view from each corner.  It is found on an unlikely industrial offic...

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

Chapelle Saint-Vincent-de-Paul Saint Vincent de Paul was born in 1581 and after early years of study, graduated in theology and was ordaine...

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Repetto en hiver Repetto en hiver

Repetto It is always a treat to see the Repetto windows on Rue de la Paix  with crystal chandeliers and wall of mirrors.   The snow-flocked ...

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Les Marquis de Ladurée - papier et chocolat Les Marquis de Ladurée - papier et chocolat

Les Marquis de Ladurée Expanding the Ladurée brand beyond the pastries and macarons, Les Marquis de Ladurée is a luxury product dedicated t...

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Métro Gare d'Austerlitz Métro Gare d'Austerlitz

Métro Gare d'Austerlitz As you look beyond the Métro platform, you can see the trains approach and depart.  So many of the stations now ...

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