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The Last Newspaper Vendor: an Unlikely Celebrity of Saint-Germain-des-Prés

Seeing Ali Akbar selling Le Monde on the streets of Saint-Germain-des-Prés is startling. Not simply because he is often calling out his own headlines like, “Monica Lewinsky pregnant by Obama! 751 more words


Paris: Le Comptoir du Relais

On our way to our culinary trip to Spain this spring we stopped by in Paris for a few days for some shopping therapy and to try Le Comptoir du Relais.  229 more words

Buly 1803

I fell in love with Buly 1803 way before the old-timey boutique even opened shop.


Rhapsody in Blue

Here I am back at rue de l’Echaudé.  I have walked a little further down the street than in my last drawing done in April (see below).  311 more words



Paris, I love it more so than as Ella Fitzgerald and almost knew I would before I ever went there. For me personally I’ve always felt that if everything goes wrong I can always escape to Paris and everything will work out, its like my little back up plan. 1,960 more words

A part of bus 39

For several reasons, I often take bus 39. On different distances but I always do the portion between Michel Debré and Gare du Nord. And given the fact that the main point (for me at least) in taking a bus (over the… 1,370 more words