Monday, June 9, 2014

Toujours Paris

A few more snapshots of our brief time in the capital of romance and overnight forming of political parties and protests: (photographic credits and thanks go to Janice Vaillant and Duncan Chenus). Anywhere you see purple, it is a link that will give you, most likely, all or more than all of the info you ever wanted about the monument, neighborhood or statue from Wikipedia, in English.

Notre Dame through the trees

 Benoit taking a picture of Janice shooting the Chenus at Notre Dame

A small monument to St. Denis, on the way up the hill to Montmartre

Jardin de Luxumbourg

Valentine, on top of the Eiffel Tower

The very bottom of the Eiffel Tower

Chocolate break anyone?

On top of the Eiffel Tower

Bridge of the Hotel des Invalides

Montmartre, once the heart of artistic and musical Paris;

Musicians (fantastic!) on the steps of Sacre Coeur, Montmartre

A side street to escape the hordes of tourists, Montmartre

The Lapin Agile, once cabaret of the famous; writers, artists


The Gargoyles of Notre Dame:

The Quartier Latin or student district; home of a million mini-restaurants

The narrowest street in France:

The Pantheon, resting place of the great:

Details from The Pantheon:

 A Giant Statue from the Chinese sculptor Hong Biao Shen, he is right in front of the Pantheon.

Gaƫl, on the right foot

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