Category Archives: THE WAY I SEE IT

APPARTEMENTS NAPOLEON III

We went to the Louvre again, but this time to concentrate on the wing of the Louvre named after Cardinal Richelieu.  It is quite vast, as this is where you will find various European paintings, sculptures, many artifacts, etc. and … Continue reading

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SWEET DREAMS OF PARIS

There is no way your day in Paris could be bad.  It would be the same as trying to find a bad meal in this city, which would be almost impossible. After a good walk most of the time, there … Continue reading

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OPERA GARNIER

The construction of the l’Opéra Garnier was completed in 1875.  It is located at Place de Opéra here in Paris. In 1896 part of the Grand Chandelier broke and gave way killing one person.  It is because of this incident … Continue reading

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ODDS AND ENDS

Today I would like to take care of some odds and ends.  That is partly because I got a message from my computer telling me that the disk which holds my iPhoto library is full.  Imagine that, I only have … Continue reading

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PLACE DES VOSGES

  The Place des Vosges is the oldest planned square in Paris.  It is located in the Marais district.  It was built by Henry IV from 1605-1612, and was once a royal residence. The photo below is of the equestrian … Continue reading

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LA BASILIQUE DE SACRE COEUR

We took the metro to Abesses (aab bes) to go to La Basilique de Sacré Coeur in the Monmartre district on the Rue du Chevalier de La Barre.  We have all been there before, but it is a sacred destination … Continue reading

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A WALK TO THE PETIT PALAIS

My son loves photography and is quite accomplished in his own photographic body of work asked, “What are we going to do today, Ma?”  I replied quickly with a wonderful suggestion.  We were to walk over the bridge to the Petit … Continue reading

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A VISIT TO THE MUSEE RODIN

It was such a nice and sunny afternoon, that we took a lengthy walk to the Musée Rodin on the Rue de Varenne.  My son and daughter have never been there and wanted to see this lovely museum. The Thinker … Continue reading

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ANOTHER PERFECT DAY IN PARIS

Remember the night my son and I went to the cinema to see “Les Discours du’roi?”   Well,  I came across this photo that he took the other night.  It was taken when we were walking home and we walked … Continue reading

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ENJOYING THE CITY OF PARIS

This is almost perfect really.  If only my son-in-law Paul could have been here with us once again in Paris, that would have made everything perfect. Here we are taking a stroll along the Seine in Paris together.  The weather … Continue reading

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