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83-Street Show – Paris, France

Every Sunday afternoons the Centre Georges Pompidou is a mecca for interesting activities. There are always street performers, artists, jugglers, pickpockets, and police swarming around. I was on the side embankment taking photos of the square when a street performer [...]

June 20, 2009 France

82-Centre Georges Pompidou – Paris, France

Centre Georges Pompidou is my favorite art museum in Paris. Modern art is my thing and this place is my art heavan. There is always a new exhibit going on featuring a major player in the modern world. Even the [...]

June 20, 2009 France

81-Egypt’s Sunken Treasures – Paris, France

The Grand Palais is a large glass exhibition hall that was built for the Paris Exhibition of 1900. During the time I was in Paris, a traveling exhibition of “Egypt’s Sunken Treasures” was featured. Apparently, this exhibit was a biggie [...]

June 20, 2009 France

80-Musée du quai Branly – Paris, France

The French have made the design of museums an art form. I have visited many museums over the years but found the Musée du quai Branly of ethnic art to be one of the finest presentations of art and antiquities [...]

June 20, 2009 France

79-Japanese Squish Box – France

The Japanese have the ability to fit large groups of themselves into small spaces. Many years ago I was in Hawaii and would be waiting for a hotel elevator when a tsunami of Japanese tourists would come around the corner, [...]

June 20, 2009 France

78-Versaille – France

Versailles was the unofficial capital city of France from 1682 until the death of Louis XIV in 1715. Versailles is located in the western suburbs of Paris 10 miles from the center of Paris. It is an example of aristocratic [...]

May 20, 2009 France

77-Musée d’Orsay – Paris, France

The Musée d’Orsay is a wonderful museum that is housed in the former Orsay railway station. It holds mainly French art dating from 1848 to 1914, including paintings, sculptures, furniture, and photography, and is probably best known for its extensive [...]

May 20, 2009 France

76-Seine River – Paris, France

These are two photos of the Seine River as it straddles Notre Dame. [...]

May 20, 2009 France

75-Juxtaposition – Paris, France

I caught this interesting juxtaposition of architecture in the Vichy section of Paris. This church was in an interior courtyard. The red brick bell tower fit nicely between the two gray apartment buldings.   [...]

May 20, 2009 France

74-Sunday In The Park – Paris, France

The goal of every French person is to do nothing on Sunday. Most stores are closed on Sunday and only restaurants in very public spaces are open. One of the most interesting park settings is next to the Châtelet Les [...]

May 20, 2009 France