Rust and Ruin? Rust and Ruin?

City Daily Photo  September Theme Day "Rust and Ruin" should have been an easy assignment... Seen in a window in the Marais "...

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Église Saint-Paul Saint-Louis Église Saint-Paul Saint-Louis

Église Saint Paul Saint Louis The renovations in this 400 year old church have brought light and freshness to the interior.   The lacquered ...

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Marché d'Aligre Marché d'Aligre

Marché d'Aligre The street markets of Paris are many, each with its own flavor. You never know when you will find a porte-bonheur (luck...

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Parc de Monceau - zoom-zoom! Parc de Monceau - zoom-zoom!

Parc de Monceau As you walk the paths of this Paris park,  you should be on the look-out for little speed demons, the charming little Parisi...

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Pâtisserie - Julien Pâtisserie - Julien

Julien The bright, primary colors of an artist's palette, displayed to perfection. ...so difficult to choose just one! miam-miam Julien ...

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Chez Julien - les fleurs Chez Julien - les fleurs

Chez Julien The flower boxes of Paris are a ubiquitous presence in all parts of the city,  and the red geraniums are quite hardy lasting unt...

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Jardin du Palais Royal - il pleut Jardin du Palais Royal - il pleut

Jardin du Palais Royal Well, if one must be caught in the Paris rain, one must be just this chic! Must be a French Girl! Jardin du Palais Ro...

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La Tour Eiffel en reflet La Tour Eiffel en reflet

La Tour Eiffel in reflection It was early enough that there was not much of a crowd,  and the tower's reflections in the wet stones  wer...

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Cathédrale Notre Dame de Paris Cathédrale Notre Dame de Paris

Notre Dame The afternoon sun adds a golden tint to the south side of Notre Dame with all the griffins lined up on their perches.  The detail...

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Repetto XVI Repetto XVI

Repetto Known the world over for les ballerines ,  the window displays are always a treat. Dance! Repetto 36, rue de Passy 75016, Paris

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La Seine, le Pont au Change, Dôme des Invalides... La Seine, le Pont au Change, Dôme des Invalides...

The Seine, Pont au Change, the dome of Invalides... ...and faintly seen in the background is la Tour Eiffel,  a little surprise I had not no...

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Superette de la Bastille Superette de la Bastille

Superette de la Bastille The green and white stripes are a catchy backdrop  for the bananas, oranges and apples of this epicerie.   It sits ...

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Palais Galliera Palais Galliera

Palais Galliera Although the grounds and the late 19th century building look like a palace,  it was designed and built as a museum.   This p...

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La femme et une fontaine La femme et une fontaine

Jardin du Palais Royal There is something quite mesmerizing about this fountain, and you can feel the pull Jardin du Palais Royal 75001, Par...

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Rue de Sèvres - chez toi? Rue de Sèvres - chez toi?

Rue de Sèvres As you can see from the staircase wall and the wet floor,  it was a rainy day in Paris.   Often you get a sprinkling of rain, ...

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Église Notre Dame des Champs Église Notre Dame des Champs

Église Notre Dame des Champs We sat and listened intently to the organ  as the music filled every corner of the immense space.   It was a re...

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Le Royal Monceau - Voulez-vous avoir un peu de thé? Le Royal Monceau - Voulez-vous avoir un peu de thé?

Le Royal Monceau We met friends for tea and macarons at this elegant hotel,  lounging in the butter-soft leather furniture.   We watched peo...

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Musée du Louvre - un reflet Musée du Louvre - un reflet

Musée du Louvre Walking back to our apartment late one night,  we found the reflections of street lamps and the Hôtel du Louvre in the windo...

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Une papeterie à Paris Une papeterie à Paris

a stationer's shop (papeterie) There are at least four things in this window  on Rue du Pont Louis-Philippe that should have been bought...

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La Seine Quai de l'Hôtel-de-Ville La Seine Quai de l'Hôtel-de-Ville

In the rain The quai was almost deserted  in the late afternoon rains.   Ignore the weather and explore. Quai de l'Hôtel-de-Ville 75004,...

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Un grand macaron de framboise! Un grand macaron de framboise!

A large raspberry macaron! Macarons are a challenge to make with careful attention  to the humidity, the age of the eggs, the balance of hea...

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Place du Palais Royal - un pet't jardin? Place du Palais Royal - un pet't jardin?

Place du Palais Royal A small garden? Just opposite Café Le Nemours, we discovered these little gardens,  raised beds, with flowers and vege...

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Chapelle Saint Vincent de Paul - les details Chapelle Saint Vincent de Paul - les details

Chapelle Saint Vincent de Paul This inconspicuous church sits only a block from Bon Marché  and is hardly worth a glance from the street  ...

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Marché d'Aligre - les fleurs Marché d'Aligre - les fleurs

Marché d'Aligre Strollers, small shopping carts... families out to do the Saturday shopping: bread, cheese, vegetables, fruits, fish, pa...

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Poilâne - du pain au four Poilâne - du pain au four

Poilâne In the depths of Poilâne's this baker is removing  the signature loafs encrusted with a scrolling "P" from the wood-bu...

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Villa Raynouard - la grille d'entree Villa Raynouard - la grille d'entree

Villa Raynouard François Just Marie Raynouard, a French dramatist and linguist,  was born in 1761 in Provence and died in Passy (1836).   He...

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Eric Kayser - Brioche Mousseline Eric Kayser - Brioche Mousseline

Eric Kayser Brioche Mousseline Want to share one of these? miam-miam! Eric Kayser 14, rue Monge 75005, Paris

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Bazar des Écoles - une droguerie Bazar des Écoles - une droguerie

Bazar des Écoles Although you will see many of these types of shops in Paris,  the awnings and corner location caught my eye.   The 'baz...

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Un café avec des amies Un café avec des amies

Coffee with friends When I think about un café avec mes amies   this is my wistful vision terrace, coffee, sunshine, friends, and laughter (...

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Église Saint-Quiriace Église Saint-Quiriace

Église Saint-Quiriace This church in the small town of Provins, just beyond Paris,  was founded early in the 11th century.   The town is div...

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Ceux petits poulets pauvres Ceux petits poulets pauvres

Poor Little Chickens... Seen in a shop window on Rue de Rennes.   We were hungry, but nothing here! bon weekend Rue de Rennes 75006, Paris

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