City Daily Photo Theme Day - "Celebrating Summer" City Daily Photo Theme Day - "Celebrating Summer"

Jardin du Luxembourg How to celebrate summer in Paris? Where do I start? While you consider all the possibilities,  have a seat in one of th...

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blé sucré - miam-miam blé sucré - miam-miam

blé sucré blé sucré is relatively new on the Paris bakery scene when one considers the legends of Ladurée and Pierre Hermé.  Founded by pa...

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Église Saint-Agnan de Chartres Église Saint-Agnan de Chartres

Église Saint-Agnan de Chartres Chartres is a quick train ride from Paris,  and an easy day trip. If you are there to see the cathedral,  do ...

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Jardin du Palais Royal - les amoureux Jardin du Palais Royal - les amoureux

Jardin du Palais Royal     There are a few places in Paris where, in good weather, one can just about count on seeing young couples in love....

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Des tapis - Rue Paul Doumer Des tapis - Rue Paul Doumer

Rugs and Reflection     Repurposed rugs... an artful window display     bon weekend         Rue Paul Doumer 75016, Paris   

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

Bassin de la Villette       This is a scene far from the tourist crowds of Paris, but is a favorite spot for the Parisians on a Sunday after...

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Le Square Trousseau - zoom-zoom Le Square Trousseau - zoom-zoom

    Square Trousseau       Perfectly balanced on his bike without pedals, he moved rapidly across the play area only touching down to gain...

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C'est un mystère C'est un mystère

  At the end of this narrow walled passage, the enigmatic figure slipped from view       ...and, perhaps was never seen again     (just kidd...

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Les fenêtres de Paris Les fenêtres de Paris

Windows of Paris       If I lived in Paris I would have the perfect shade of blue shutters and window boxes with pink geraniums.     Then, I...

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Église Saint-Étienne du Mont Église Saint-Étienne du Mont

      Église Saint-Étienne du Mont       One of my favorite churches in Paris...   light, airy, filled with architectural details and histor...

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Fête de la Musique! Fête de la Musique!

    Fête de la Musique     If you are in France, you are surely enjoying the music today.  In Paris the streets, parks, and churches are fil...

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L'Eure à Chartres L'Eure à Chartres

L'Eure à Chartres Not only will you find the magnificent cathedral in Chartres,  but a quiet place to stroll along the river Eure,  stop...

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Les trois chefs Les trois chefs

Three chefs We found these three chefs taking a midday break.   Actually, I would guess two chefs and a cook? The one on the left looks dres...

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Parc de Monceau - pelouse interdite? Parc de Monceau - pelouse interdite?

Parc de Monceau Have you seen the "Pelouse Interdite" signs  in all of the green areas of Paris telling you to stay off the grass?...

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Square Jean XXIII - dans un cadre Square Jean XXIII - dans un cadre

Square Jean XXIII The elm trees above and the line of shrubbery below make this lovely square into a vignette.   Do you know this quiet,  sh...

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Ladurée - miam-miam! Ladurée - miam-miam!

Ladurée It is probably not a healthy way to start the week,  but who could resist these lovelies? Perhaps just share one with a friend. miam...

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Cathédrale Notre Dame de Paris Cathédrale Notre Dame de Paris

Cathédrale Notre Dame de Paris Beautiful from any angle, but this view is my favorite. When you consider that this icon of Paris has seen ni...

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Théâtre du Palais-Royal Théâtre du Palais-Royal

Théâtre du Palais-Royal Originally known as a puppet theatre (Théâtre des Beaujolais) Théâtre du Palais-Royal was built in 1784 with seating...

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L'heure bleu - Jardin des Tuileries L'heure bleu - Jardin des Tuileries

Jardin des Tuileries The perfect blue-tinted light of Paris  on a June evening bon weekend Jardin des Tuileries 75001, Paris

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Rue Berton - une femme et son fils Rue Berton - une femme et son fils

A woman and her son This chic mother and son captured my attention  as they moved quickly down Rue Berton.   Undoubtedly, the animated conve...

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Pont des Arts - As-tu un clé? Pont des Arts - As-tu un clé?

Pont des Arts Do you have a key? This pedestrian bridge is in the news this week.   The bridge was closed for a period of time  as the weigh...

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Cimetière Passy - un message privé Cimetière Passy - un message privé

Passy Cemetery Passy Cemetery sits in the shadow of la Tour Eiffel  and is the final resting place of the painter Édouard Manet,  a key figu...

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Square Santiago du Chili - les trois amis Square Santiago du Chili - les trois amis

Three friends Just off the northwest corner of Hôtel des Invalides  are two "pocket parks," Square Santiago du Chili  and Place Sa...

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Église Saint-Louis des Invalides - des drapeaux Église Saint-Louis des Invalides - des drapeaux

Église Saint-Louis des Invalides This "soldier's church" was constructed in 1677 and its dome is recognizable on the Paris hor...

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Parc des Buttes Chaumont Parc des Buttes Chaumont

Parc des Buttes Chaumont On a slightly cool, but clear Sunday afternoon in May  I happened upon this young man on a quiet slope in the park....

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Le Carrousel de la Gare Montparnasse Le Carrousel de la Gare Montparnasse

Carousel at Gare Montparnasse This (counterclockwise) carousel has the original wood horses along with some other interesting rides. I do no...

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Déjeuner à Chatrès Déjeuner à Chatrès

Lunch in Chartrès A quiet table for two. Yes, this could be just about anywhere,  but the cane chair just about gives it away. Chartrès,  a ...

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Des fênetres de Provins Des fênetres de Provins

Windows in Provins With just a quick train ride out of Paris (from Gare de l'Est) you can be in the midst of a Medieval village with a p...

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La Chaumière en l'Île - la terrasse La Chaumière en l'Île - la terrasse

La Chaumière en l'Île On a quiet street, under the shade of trees,  this terrace looks quite inviting.   However, I am always a bit susp...

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Des oranges et des fraises Des oranges et des fraises

Oranges and strawberries This fruit was as delicious as it looked.  The strawberries had that just-picked look and taste, but the oranges, o...

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