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The French Flag - in Paris
The symbol of Paris - the Eiffel Tower
I loved taking pictures of this Icon
taken during a walk in our neigbourho
I tried a B&W shot to imitate some of the classic old photos...
climbing to the top of the Arc
Only a few hundred steps - Sharon is doing well.
Arc de Triomphe
In 1806, Napoleon I conceived of a triumphal arch patterned after those of...
Paris Sunset from the top of the Arch
the sun setting on the business section of Paris
It also glitters throughout the night.
The night lights of Paris
Champs Elysess at rush hour
Notre Dame de Paris
The popular novel "The Hunchback of Notre-Dame by Victor Hugo,...
Notre Dame and the back gardens
A headless apostle
at the front entrance
and its famous gargoyles
on of the cathedral started in 1611
the Statue of St. Michael
the beginning of the Latin Quarter
An original Metro entrance
Near Saint Michael fountain
early 1900 street fountain
Saint Severin built in the 1600's
We happened upon a free afternoon concert by the Pacific Lutheran University
The main island of Paris on the Seine
Notre Dame is in the background
built for the Paris Exhibition of 1900
the beautiful bridge to the exhibition
A 1900's bridge lightstand
Near the Exhibition Hall
keeping the streets of Paris clean
pelle - upper chapel windows
Erected by Louis IX, this magnificen
t chapel was originally designed to house...
the rental bike system - a good idea
The Palace of Varsailles
The site began as Louis XIIIs hunting lodge before his son Louis XIV...
The Varsaille chapel, 2nd floor
The Royals put a great emphasis on religion.
Palace room detail - simply amazing
the Kings bedroom
All this and no shower!!
Now that's a shower stall!
A beautiful Palace ceiling
Hall of mirrors
it should be renamed the hall of people!
A palace backyard view
one of the many gardens
One of the many water fountains
None of the fountains were running due to the less than normal rainfall this...
The flower beds were everywhere
another fountain - looking to the Palace
The Louvre Museum
This was the Royal Palace before moving to the "burbs" in...
A new interior staircase
below the glass pyramid.
Easter Island artifact
One of the famous heads, used in sinus commercial
Venus de Milo
One of the most popular ladies at the Louvre
the Most popular lady at the museum
The new glass Pyramid
Built above a new entrance in 1988
the Glass inverted Pyramid
completed in 1993 and featured in "the Da Vinci Code movie"
e - Latin Quarter
the Orsey Museum
Amazing works of Art - Monet was featured
In Paris you'll find the very new
and the very traditiona
l; is that another word for old?
our apartment block
the entrance to our block are the double wooden doors. The experience was...
pastries on display, hmmmmmmm
ely this shop was next door to our apartment entrance. A...
ely it's time to leave, and we still had many things to...
article published 6/30/2011
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