Friday, June 05, 2015

#Stormclouds over #Paris #France on #Friday




All day long it was incredibly hot - 91 F, 33 C -  then these clouds rolled in, bringing a little rain and a lot of cool.

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Walking Around Paris, Lighting Candles at Saint Sulpice

Statue of Belgian King Albert I high among the flowering branches

Les Invalides, the Tricolor, and Louix XIV

Inside Sainte Clotilde, a 19th century version of Gothic design

Saint Clotilde

My favorite wisteria on Rue Barbet de Jouy

The building where Simone de Beauvoir lived near Montparnasse Cemetery

Vavin Metro

Saint Sulpice (which loomed large in "The Da Vinci Code"

Tiny dog defending the huge doors of Saint Sulpice

Inside Saint Sulpice, candles and prayer

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Around the Passages of Paris Today: Funky, Weird, Wonderful and even Exquisite

This is an old engraving shop turned into an Italian restaurant. What the winged wolf with the emerald necklace has to do with either I am not sure.

Gesture through frosted glass.

One of many beautiful prints in many print shops.


The rear of the wax museum, next to the Hotel Chopin.

A shop specializing in umbrellas, canes, and moose antlers, it would seem.

Another shop specializes in postcards and letters from the front in World War I


And nearby, the Bourse, the old stock exchange that is, now, mostly empty thanks to digital technology.