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Polite Parisians: Really?

“One of the characteristics of the people of Paris, for which they are known the world over, is their politeness,” wrote David W. Bartlett, an American author, who visited Paris during the Second Empire (1852-1870). 330 more words

19th Century France

People of Paris #9... Wonder Hero?

People of Paris #9 spot goes to this costumed Spiderman wonder hero all bundled up and sitting with his donation cup in hand, mostly appearing to sleep.   14 more words

People of Paris #7

The bell ringer signals the closing of  Montmartre Cemetery (Cimetiere Montmartre) which  was first opened in 1825.

The Paris cemetery was developed in the old lime quarries situated at the foot of the Butte Montmartre, spanned by the Pont Caulaincourt, a metal bridge built in 1888.   26 more words

People of Paris #2... The Butcher

The true secret of happiness lies in taking a genuine interest in all the details of daily life.  ~ William Morris

Farmers’ Market in Paris, France.

Paris is Beautiful No Matter The Season

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People of Paris #1 ...Lady in Red.

Yes, Paris is well know for its cathedrals, museums and the iconic Eiffel Tower.  Interesting, but  the people are what really make this town tick. Thus begins a series of posts showcasing the people found in this fair city… … 34 more words

From Washerwoman to Queen of Paris

Paris of the 19th century was home to a boisterous and hard-working female corporation. Nearly one hundred thousand washerwomen worked either in the brick-and-mortar laundries across the city, or in the… 171 more words

19th Century France