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Jardin des Plantes & Le Nid

Sunday afternoon, a friend and I met at the Jardin des plantes, which yes, feels like an absurdly redundant name for a park. But it is a very lovely park, so I suppose it can be allowed this eccentricity—or rather, the whimsy and playfulness of the park compensate for the bizarrely dull name. 147 more words

The Science of Paris

My fiancé and I have been in France since August 30th, enjoying a combination of early honeymoon and a Brain Disorders conference. This post, rather than offering anything innovative and particularly wordy, is a bit of a photographic walk through some of Parisian science, especially that of post-revolutionary Paris. 803 more words

Ma balade Parisienne du Dimanche

Où je suis passé par les arènes de Lutèce et le Jardin des Plantes.

My Sunday tour of Paris , during which I visited the Arenes of Lutecia (or… 48 more words


Some magic ... Serres du Jardin des plantes ★ Greenhouses of National Natural History Museum

ALEXIS TRICOIRE’s “HYBRIDATIONS” Exhibition, from September 6 to November 24 in the Grandes Serres du Jardin des Plantes, Greenhouses of National Natural History Museum (Paris) 33 more words


Glimpses of the Jardin des Plantes

Our Parisian day began

In the beautiful Jardin des Plantes,

The tourists milled,

The pigeons cooed,

It was a hot summer day in France.


Day Four in Paris

And so, here we are at our final day in Paris. Technically, it was our fifth day, but seeing as we arrived at 4pm on the first day, I’m not counting it as a day in terms of these posts… 328 more words



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