Theme Day - Nourriture à emporter! Theme Day - Nourriture à emporter!

Carry-out! In Paris my favorite "carry-out" is not a single café or bistrot, but the whole row of shops at Place Maubert.  One can...

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Un cycliste dans une rue Un cycliste dans une rue

A cyclist In a narrow street of Provins (a short train ride from Gare de L'Est) we found this cyclist, moving so slowly that it was a ma...

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Carrousel Jules Verne - Parc de Monceau Carrousel Jules Verne - Parc de Monceau

Carrousel Jules Verne This carrousel tells the story of Jules Verne in the rides,  the architecture, and the art panels.   It is rather smal...

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Place Armand Carrel - un cycliste Place Armand Carrel - un cycliste

Place Armand Carrel If you saw my post yesterday with a reference to Le Tour, you will likely agree that this cyclist was not a contender ei...

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Une bicyclette rose Une bicyclette rose

A pink bicycle No, this is not one of the bikes from Le Tour de France,  but a bright statement of maman and her little one. Coton Deux 37, ...

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Église Saint-Laurent - l'orgue Église Saint-Laurent - l'orgue

Église Saint-Laurent Saint-Laurent was founded in the 6th century as the chapel of an abbey.   The present church dates to 1429 and finally ...

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Homme de musique - Rue Cler Homme de musique - Rue Cler

Rue Cler This charming man was a regular for many years,  but I do not recall having seen him in the past year or so. He has a lovely voice ...

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Parnasse Lingerie - boutique de lingerie Parnasse Lingerie - boutique de lingerie

French Lingerie Window shopping... Our favorite "French girl" loves to shop  at Victoria's Secret when she comes to the USA. S...

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Sur le quai de la Seine Sur le quai de la Seine

Quai du Louvre It would appear to be an after-work party with friends. Just come as you are... ...and bring une baguette et du fromage (Note...

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Cimetière du Père Lachaise XIX Cimetière du Père Lachaise XIX

Cimetière du Père Lachaise The sculpted paths in this old cemetery  often feel like a rambling garden.   In the summer, trees provide shade ...

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Dodo Manège - la petite fille en rouge Dodo Manège - la petite fille en rouge

Dodo Manège The carrousels of Paris will amaze you.   This is a unique little carrousel tucked away in Jardin des Plantes, well-known by the...

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Jardin du Palais Royal - la fontaine de jouvence? Jardin du Palais Royal - la fontaine de jouvence?

The Fountain of Youth? Was he meeting a friend or just resting  before getting back onto the streets of Paris? He certainly selected a beaut...

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La Sainte-Chapelle La Sainte-Chapelle

La Sainte-Chapelle As you enter through the lower chapel of this Gothic flamboyant church,  you are struck with the deep, rich colors trimme...

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Square Henri-Collet Square Henri-Collet

Square Henri-Collet This meandering garden pays tribute to Henri Collet (1885 - 1951)  a French composer and music critic who lived here in ...

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Cimetière Montparnasse Cimetière Montparnasse

Cimetière Montparnasse Carefully attended and beautifully adorned,  there are surely many stories about this grave.   Certainly it belongs t...

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Mairie de Nogent-sur-Marne Mairie de Nogent-sur-Marne

Mairie de Nogent-sur-Marne Just east of Bois de Vincennes are a series  of beautiful villes situated along the Marne river.   If you take t...

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Paris en été - Paris-Plages Paris en été - Paris-Plages

Paris in Summer Paris-Plages If you are staying in Paris for the summer (or visiting)  you can have a Seine-side holiday replete with sand, ...

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Le Défilé Militaire - des pompiers Le Défilé Militaire - des pompiers

Les Sapeurs-Pompiers One of many groups in the Military Parade of Quatorze Juillet...   On the eve of the Bastille Day celebrations the pomp...

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Quatorze Juillet! - Bastille Day Quatorze Juillet! - Bastille Day

Military Parade of Bastille Day 2008 The parade involves around 7,000 soldiers  (5,000 on foot, the rest are crew members or cavalrymen),  ...

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Cathédrale Notre Dame de Paris - flèches d'église Cathédrale Notre Dame de Paris - flèches d'église

Notre Dame These spires of Notre Dame are intricately detailed in design. If I had not been the one with the camera  I am not sure that I wo...

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Le Défilé Militaire Le Défilé Militaire

Republican Guard Cavalry Regiment Military Parade (quatorze juillet) The uniforms were perfect,  from the elegant helmets to the rich leathe...

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Chez Clément - restaurant d'hôtes Chez Clément - restaurant d'hôtes

Chez Clément The terrace after a spring rain with a bit of reflection May you have a weekend free of showers bon weekend Chez Clément 17, bo...

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Île de la Cité - les serveurs Île de la Cité - les serveurs

Les Serveurs Dressed perfectly for the job,  waiters are perhaps one of my favorite subjects in Paris I did not exactly ask for permission  ...

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Cimetière de Passy et la Tour Eiffel Cimetière de Passy et la Tour Eiffel

Cimetière de Passy This storied cemetery is just across the Seine from the Eiffel Tower which can be seen at every turn as you walk among th...

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Des Vélibs Des Vélibs

Vélib bikes Lined up and ready for riding... It is an easy way to get around Paris and much faster than walking.   However, you need to have...

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Rue Audran Rue Audran

Rue Audran The casual, slightly askew collection of flowers, plants and pots  is perfect for the little workshop of two potters. I must go b...

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

Église Saint-Étienne du Mont There are so many obvious treasures in this church,  but one cannot overlook the small details such as this. bo...

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Canal Saint Martin Canal Saint Martin

Canal Saint Martin This young boy and man captured my attention  as each seemed to be in deep thought. The scene left me  with more question...

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Les Floralies - Rue Cler Les Floralies - Rue Cler

Les Floralies Rue Cler On this pedestrian street,  the local residents have a wide selection  of fresh produce, flowers, linens, chocolates,...

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Le Carrousel - Dodo Manège Le Carrousel - Dodo Manège

Dodo Manège Hidden in Jardin des Plantes this fanciful, unusual carousel is a delight for all ages. As you can see from the photo, these are...

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Beaucoup de Fleurs Beaucoup de Fleurs

Beaucoup de Fleurs On a quiet street just   east of the Eiffel Tower you can find some exquisite Paris  architecture.  This building boasts ...

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