Les yeux verts - City Daily Photo Theme Day Les yeux verts - City Daily Photo Theme Day

"the green eyes" To look at someone with green eyes might imply envy  but to see these eyes today  I feel thankful for the times I...

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Poisson d'Avril - chut! (demain) Poisson d'Avril - chut! (demain)

Do you know what tomorrow is? In the USA it is April Fools Day and we play pranks like,  "Look out!  There's a spider on your shou...

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Des Grandes Maisons Des Grandes Maisons

These beautiful homes overlook Parc de Monceau. I do not know which view is better: The homes seen from my vantage point in the park, or the...

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L'horloge L'horloge

Built between 1194 and 1250, Chartres Cathedral is one of the finest examples of French Gothic architecture.  The 12th century structure is ...

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Thé avec un serpent? Thé avec un serpent?

Petit Palais In the main gallery of Petit Palais is this unusual teapot by Léon Kann (1859-1925). An open-mouthed serpent bursts from a meta...

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Marché Maubert - des légumes Marché Maubert - des légumes

Marché Maubert Paris is not just about the baguettes,  the pain de mie, the croissants, the tarts, the gâteaux... Just stroll through one of...

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Le Premier Train Pour Paris Le Premier Train Pour Paris

The First Train to Paris Well, as you can see by all the passengers and the clock, it is probably not the first train leaving Charles de Gau...

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Café sans fleurs... Café sans fleurs...

Avenue Rapp This charming little café/bistrot is ready for our party. We should have brought some of yesterday's flowers  to perk it up ...

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le Génie de la Liberté le Génie de la Liberté

Colonne de Juillet (July Column) Seen from the street below, the gilded "spirit of freedom" appears ready to take flight into the ...

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Les fleurs de Paris Les fleurs de Paris

You may wonder about all of the shrubs and blooming plants in Paris.   The parks and public gardens are filled to the brim,  but one would t...

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

      Église de la Sainte-Trinité       "La Trinité" features architecture of the Second Empire period, and it was built between 1...

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Printemps et une abeille Printemps et une abeille

Spring blooms and a bee The parks in Paris will be soon filled with  the chartreuse green of new tendrils and the vivid pastel blooms Parc d...

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Le Jour du Macaron, ici et là Le Jour du Macaron, ici et là

"here" (chez Holly) Today is the 10th anniversary of Le Jour du Macaron, started by Pierre Hermé. In the early years it was a bit ...

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Rue Bonaparte - une cour Rue Bonaparte - une cour

The large door was ajar,  and a slight push was all it took This empty courtyard on rue Bonaparte was charming and the fresh buds of spring ...

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Jardin du Palais Royal - en hiver  Jardin du Palais Royal - en hiver

Jardin du Palais Royal The lovely fountain was sealed in ice - December 2010 The red and white rope was a signal to stay out of the fountain...

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Changement de saison - la Seine Changement de saison - la Seine

It is almost spring and all across the hemisphere people are looking forward to longer days and warmer weather. There will be many evenings ...

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Galerie Vivienne - Librairie Jousseaume Galerie Vivienne - Librairie Jousseaume

Librairie Jousseaume Galerie Vivienne is home to this bookstore  which was founded in 1826 as  Librairie Petit-Siroux.   If you love books o...

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Église Saint-Laurent Église Saint-Laurent

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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La Journée de Pi La Journée de Pi

Pi day of the century π - not pie actually (a pun) Saturday, March 14, 2015 is Pi Day , a celebration of the irrational number  that descri...

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La Tour Eiffel, la Seine, et des Ponts La Tour Eiffel, la Seine, et des Ponts

Paris at Night The mighty bronze sculptures of Pont Alexandre III gaze nightly at "the tower" as it lights up the evening sky. I h...

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Jeune patineur Jeune patineur

Young skater Contrary to the experienced skater of yesterday, beginning skaters may need a little help. Hotel de Ville 75004, Paris

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La patineuse artistique La patineuse artistique

In the bright midday sun of a winter day, the ice skaters moved around the temporary ice rink  in front of Hôtel de Ville.  This young woman...

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Square du Vert Galant Square du Vert Galant

Square du Vert Galant This little tear-drop of green is not exactly a secret place,  but it is most often photographed from the other direct...

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Les portes de Palais Royal Les portes de Palais Royal

The Gates of Palais Royal These gold spears on the gates  must receive a coat of paint each year as they always look as if they are solid go...

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Basilique Notre-Dame des Victoires Basilique Notre-Dame des Victoires

Basilique Notre-Dame des Victoires The square in front of this basilica is often filled with children, playing chase or ball games. The chur...

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Galerie Véro-Dodat Galerie Véro-Dodat

Galerie Véro-Dodat In 1826, two friends, Messieurs Véro and Dodat, opened a covered galerie  between Rue du Bouloi and Rue Jean-Jacques Rou...

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Jardin du Luxembourg - le carrousel Jardin du Luxembourg - le carrousel

Jardin du Luxembourg This very old carrousel in Jardin du Luxembourg  does not have glitter,  shining lights, or  polished ponies, but... yo...

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Rue Raynouard - Passy Rue Raynouard - Passy

Just above the wall-lined street you can see this wonderful collection of windows, roofs, balconies, and chimneys all washed in the glow of ...

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Bistrot Victoires Bistrot Victoires

Bistrot Victoires This neighborhood bistrot/café is a favorite of mine. Yes, the food is good and reasonable, nothing fancy,  but it is not ...

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Encore un peu de patience! Encore un peu de patience!

Cafes and sandwich shops in the US  may provide a placard for your table after you place your order. When it is ready, a server will deliver...

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la Seine la Seine

The Seine All is quiet on the Seine at midnight... a great time to take photos La Seine 75006, Paris

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