City Daily Photo Theme Day - "Zest!" City Daily Photo Theme Day - "Zest!"

"Zest!" Taken in the window of Galeries Lafayette, this grater would be fine for a citrus zest but not shaped well for larger frui...

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Des chaussures roses Des chaussures roses

Pink shoes... Seen walking down Boulevard Beaumarchais It was a "sweater day" in late spring,  but this person was bundled for the...

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Quai Malaquais - Il pleut Quai Malaquais - Il pleut

Quai Malaquais On a rainy spring morning the streets were quiet enough  to hear the footsteps on the rain-soaked Quai Malaquais. bon weekend...

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le blanc et le noir le blanc et le noir

Jardin du Palais Royal These two chiens were an interesting pair  as they strolled on the "Paris dirt" at Jardin du Palais Royal....

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Le fumeur Le fumeur

The smoker Standing outside the restaurant on a night of drizzling rain, the waiter took his short break with a cigarette Rue Saint Honore 7...

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l'escalier l'escalier

L'escalier When you rent an apartment on the 5th floor (6th from the street level),  count on getting your exercise  unless there is a p...

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Dejeuner a Paris Dejeuner a Paris

Lunch in Paris How can a simple sandwich be so divine? All it takes is fresh bread and an assortment of the finest ingredients. Remembering ...

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Eglise Saint Eustache Eglise Saint Eustache

Saint Eustache This view is no longer -  Taken from the steps leading up from Les Halles,  this masterpiece of late Gothic architecture  too...

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La Tour Eiffel - en printemps La Tour Eiffel - en printemps

La Tour Eiffel One of the most recognizable structures in the world.... and one of my favorite viewpoints. La Tour Eiffel 75007, Paris  

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Canal Saint Martin - le weekend Canal Saint Martin - le weekend

Quai de Jemmapes Canal Saint Martin May you dangle your legs over the edge and enjoy wonderful weather in the company of your best friend bo...

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Square du Ranelagh - Jean de la Fontaine Square du Ranelagh - Jean de la Fontaine

The poet Jean de la Fontaine spent almost three decades writing his version of 243 fables.  This statue in Square du Ranelagh shows him rega...

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Pas assez de sièges? Pas assez de sièges?

Métro Laumier The metro was not crowded at all,  but sadly the young lady had no place to sit. This is not an unusual scene and the woman on...

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Musée Rodin - le jardin du Hôtel Biron Musée Rodin - le jardin du Hôtel Biron

Musée Rodin This verdant scene is in the garden of Hôtel Biron,  the site of Musée Rodin, and sits in the shadow of Les Invalides. This quie...

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Paris rouge - une terrasse Paris rouge - une terrasse

Café terrace  With a view of Palais Garnier and the people passing by,  a seat here on the café terrace is just about perfect. l'Entract...

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Église de la Sainte-Trinité Église de la Sainte-Trinité

Église de la Sainte-Trinité The blue skies and pink blooms of spring frame this elegant church. bon dimanche Église de la Sainte-Trinité  66...

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Carrousel de la Tour Eiffel Carrousel de la Tour Eiffel

Eiffel Tower Carousel There are many Belle Epoque carrousels around Paris.  Each carrousel has unique details setting it apart from the othe...

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Parc de Monceau - manger ou courir? Parc de Monceau - manger ou courir?

Parc de Monceau has few tourists,  and the people you see in the park either work or live nearby.   It is one of my favorite parks for watch...

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Parc des Buttes Chaumont Parc des Buttes Chaumont

Parc des Buttes Chaumont This lovely park frequented by Parisians is not the only spot in the city to find a profusion of flowers.  Do not f...

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Petit Palais - la cour Petit Palais - la cour

Petit Palais The Courtyard At the center of this beautiful palace is a quiet and serene courtyard with patio seating for lunch or un café . ...

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Bassin de la Villette - la vie quotidienne Bassin de la Villette - la vie quotidienne

Bassin de la Villette This is not a place frequented by tourists... which is why I love it so. It is a place where Parisians can enjoy a rel...

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Promo! Des orchidées Promo! Des orchidées

Orchids A street-side display of flowers is typical in all parts of Paris.  The orchids so carefully protected sous cellophane are a promise...

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Fêtes des Mères Fêtes des Mères

Joyeux Fêtes des Mères Wishing mothers around the world a joyous Mother's Day  as we celebrate in the United States on the second Sunday...

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Le Bar à Huîtres Le Bar à Huîtres

Le Bar à Huîtres The sidewalk display in front of the restaurant is colorfully arranged  with a large selection of les fruits de mer Althoug...

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Boulangerie St. Antoine - la Parisse Boulangerie St. Antoine - la Parisse

Boulangerie St. Antoine The window was filled with tempting pastries,  but we opted for baguettes for our spring soirée.   I seem to remembe...

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Square Armand-Trousseau Square Armand-Trousseau

Square Armand-Trousseau This beautiful wooded park sits quietly off Rue du Faubourg Saint Antoine.  On Sundays it is lively (as are all the ...

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Tout le monde aime des baguettes! Tout le monde aime des baguettes!

Mid-morning errand... Does she go daily to bring back the baguettes?   How is it that I have not seen her before? It pays to keep one's ...

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Rue de l'Abreuvoir Rue de l'Abreuvoir

Rue de l'Abreuvoir Just a few steps away from La Maison Rose (a brighter shade of rose) is this charming home, well kept and beautifully...

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Un ancien mur de pierre Un ancien mur de pierre

An ancient stone wall The crumbling stone wall  crusted with moss and lichens  provides a perch for delicate yellow wild flowers Chartrès Be...

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Église Sainte-Chapelle Église Sainte-Chapelle

Église Sainte-Chapelle Miracle of Light This Gothic masterpiece built in 1246 is an incredible feat of construction.  The upper chapel seen ...

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Lutétia Île Saint Louis Restaurant Lutétia Île Saint Louis Restaurant

Le Lutétia The usually busy tables were noticeably vacant on this rainy May afternoon.  However, from inside the large windows give a great ...

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

Bassin de la Villette On a Sunday afternoon  you will find many groups of people playing pétanque.   We found a foursome of twenty-something...

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