Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Above the Rooftops

























Penthouse view of the steeples of Eglise Saint-Ambroise. The church, built between 1863 and 1868 is located in the 11th arrondissement on Boulevard Voltaire.

Sunday, November 20, 2011

Place de la Madeleine

The square is named after the 19th century neoclassical church in its center, Eglise de la Madeleine. 

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Café Readers


























He's reading the newspaper and she's checking her Blackberry!

Monday, November 14, 2011

Sunday, November 13, 2011

Musée d'Orsay

L'afrique by Eugène Delaplanche (1836-1891)


























Imagine my surprise and disappointment when after standing in line for 30 minutes, purchasing my ticket and gaining entrance into Le Musée d'Orsay, I discovered that this former train station turned museum no longer permits the taking of photographs or videos! For me, it was about taking photographs of the architecture of the building. My old, less than perfect snaps from the past will have to do. I'll post other exterior photographs in the coming weeks and months. So sad...

Friday, November 11, 2011

Armistice Day: Remembrance Day




















On November 11th, the dead of two world wars are remembered. This morning, the President and others laid wreaths and made speeches at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier under the Arc de Triomphe. This photo was taken on the Champs Elysées after the ceremony. Notice the American flag in the background.

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