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The Place des Vosges

The oldest and one of the most beautiful squares in Paris, the Places des Vosges is spectacular at any time of year. I like it in the winter, the bare trees mean that you get a wonderful view of the magnificent 17th century red brick buildings that line the square. 211 more words

Parks & Gardens

Paris old & new - the rue des Jardins

Living in Paris is like living inside history, if that makes sense. The museums are not just full of collections to be looked at, they live and evolve, involving us as spectators and visitors. 182 more words

4th Arrondissement

One Week Later

Last weekend a former colleague and I walked past Hôtel de Ville (City Hall) and stopped to look up at these black and white banners. … 257 more words

Shabby chic Le Haut Marais in Paris

I’ve been fortunate enough to travel to Paris twice this year and let me tell you, the French capital never tires. On both trips, which were actually made very close to each other, I’ve managed to make new discoveries. 226 more words


City Sidewalks, Busy Sidewalks

Shortly before heading home to the States for the holidays, I took a long walk in Paris, soaking in the Christmas décor.

My first Christmas in France, I went to almost all the Christmas markets in the city (there are about a dozen). 347 more words


The Ile St Louis in winter

The Ile St Louis is particularly beautiful in the winter, more so than in the summer in my opinion. The pale grey and white of the buildings and shutters blends with the grey Parisian skies, and is punctuated here and there by flowers, the black outline of a tree, or a few remaining yellow leaves. 230 more words

4th Arrondissement

street art II 

these three photos were taken in the 17th

the two photos above were taken in the 2nd

we all scream for ice cream // streets of le marais… 6 more words