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Paris vue des toits

Une petite viste de Paris vue d’en haut avant mon départ.


Eiffel tower by night

Eiffel tower by night, view from the rooftop of the Montparnasse tower. Paris, France.

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with love from...the arches of Paris

I carried these old postcards around with me for weeks after picking them up in an antique shop near Paris. I wanted to go up to the top of the Arc de Triomphe and look out over the Champs-Élysées and count the Starbucks signs and then figure out from which floor of which building that straight-on shot had been taken and afterwards borrow a biplane and snap an up-to-date photo of that great aerial star-burst view: 709 more words


La Défense et l'Opéra

SATURDAY (3/29) – We took the metro to the end of line A to la Défense. La Défense is the Paris business district.  It is completely different than old Paris.   210 more words


The Crumbling Cube

Surprise, surprise: an iconic example of contemporary architecture is falling apart, after only 25 years.

I have never had the misfortune of visiting the bleak, “Logan’s Run” Parisian district known as La Defense, but I have winced many times at seeing images of it onscreen or in print.   652 more words