Theme Day - "People on the Street" Theme Day - "People on the Street"

People on the Street Observing the brisk stride of synchronized steps,  one would believe that the afternoon outing is a well-rehearsed rout...

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Belmont Restaurant by Alfred Bernardin Belmont Restaurant by Alfred Bernardin

Belmont  Restaurant turquoise cafe chairs It was too early for the lunch crowd  and it was more than a bit chilly on the terrace.   This res...

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Palais Garnier Palais Garnier

Palais Garnier I daresay the first time (or two) that you explore Palais Garnier  you are more focused on the enormity and grandeur of the w...

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Passage du Grand Cerf Passage du Grand Cerf

Passage du Grand Cerf This covered passage has attracted boutiques and galleries with offerings of art, fine crafts, jewelry arts, antiques,...

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Au Gros Caillou Au Gros Caillou

Au Gros Caillou The dark street, the hand-lettered menus, the neon sign,  the corner-facing entrance, and this trio under the café lights......

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Carrousel XXXVIII Carrousel XXXVIII

Hôtel de Ville le carrousel The proper name for the carousel, as you may be able to read,  is "Carrousel, la Belle Épouque,"  but ...

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

Église Saint-Louis en l'Île It was first a parish chapel.   In 1642 Louis XIV decided to build a larger church  based on plans prepared...

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un chat orange? un chat orange?

Chat Noir Orange! This very large orange cat was mirrored on the other side of a doorway  by an equally large (and orange) chien (dog). Bas...

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la petite et son reflet la petite et son reflet

Jardin des Tuileries The early rains left a multitude of puddles in the garden. Is this precious baby pondering her reflection in the water,...

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La Palette - "Respectez Nos Voisins" La Palette - "Respectez Nos Voisins"

La Palette the terrace As the rain fills the streets and sidewalks of Paris,  a covered terrace is much sought after.   Finding a seat here ...

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Frédéric Garrigues - artisan fleuriste Frédéric Garrigues - artisan fleuriste

Frédéric Garrigues artisan florist The objects in this Marais window caught my eye,  but when I looked on the website at his  creative use ...

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Rue Jean de la Fontaine - le lion Rue Jean de la Fontaine - le lion

The lion? The doorway might be a bit intimidating to cross the threshold after dark.   The eyes appear to penetrate and follow your movement...

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le Royal Monceau -un tasse de thé le Royal Monceau -un tasse de thé

le Royal Monceau Beyond 5 stars, this hotel has been granted the official "Palace Distinction" by Atout France, the French Agency ...

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Église Saint-Quiriace - la porte rouge Église Saint-Quiriace - la porte rouge

Église Saint-Quiriace The setting for this Twelfth Century church  is rich with history.  We watched as she entered the red doors on gloomy ...

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un petit garçon et son vélo un petit garçon et son vélo

little boy and his bicycle riding uphill on the uneven cobblestones of Rue Mouffetard... This is a challenging venue for learning how to rid...

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les amoureaux - Paris in love les amoureaux - Paris in love

Paris in Love Hugs and kisses for your Valentine's Day Rue de Sèvres 75006, Paris

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Repetto - rouge Repetto - rouge

Repetto A window in homage to George Balanchine's work in three acts "Jewels," inspired by the gems of Van Cleef et Arpels. Re...

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Eric Kayser - une tarte aux framboises Eric Kayser - une tarte aux framboises

Eric Kayser's raspberry tarte Although it is not as healthy as a bowl of raspberries (perhaps), the delicious bed of custard and perfect...

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Parc de Monceau - XXXVIII Parc de Monceau - XXXVIII

Parc de Monceau les amies Two little girls, part of a school outing from the nearby école maternelle,  pair up for the two-by-two walk back ...

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La Petite Rose La Petite Rose

La Petite Rose La Petite Rose is perhaps one of my favorite quiet places for lunch with seating for about 8 people.  With a choice of two sa...

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Église Saint Augustin Église Saint Augustin

Église Saint Augustin This church of the Second Empire, built between 1860 and 1871 by Victor Baltard, stands above the city landscape.  Sai...

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Père Lachaise en hiver Père Lachaise en hiver

Père Lachaise In summer these bare branches are filled  with leaves making a canopy of shade from the heat and sun.   In winter, the "t...

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Les photographes en reflet Les photographes en reflet

Three American Photographers With an eye for reflections, usually those without the photographer,  the three of us could not resist capturin...

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Des fleurs de Marché Maubert - XIV Des fleurs de Marché Maubert - XIV

Marché Maubert since 1547 The flowers in the street market appear with the daylight, at Marché Maubert, on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturday...

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Pont d'Arcole - la nuit Pont d'Arcole - la nuit

Pont d'Arcole Walking in Paris at night  after most of the crowds are gone is a favorite of mine.   Each of the 37 bridges over the Sein...

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Monsieur? Monsieur?

Pont d'Arcole Man on the bridge with an umbrella, uh... Charming man on the bridge in the rain with an umbrella... ...nothing more to s...

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Le Violoniste Le Violoniste

The Violinist The sounds coming from his violin were clear and mesmerizing.  Asking permission for the photo, he nodded in return.  Clicking...

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La Chandeleur - jour des crêpes! La Chandeleur - jour des crêpes!

La Chandeleur Fête des chandelles (Candlemas - English) Today is Candlemas, 2 February, and it is celebrated in France with crêpes. Today I ...

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