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Old Jul 2, 14, 9:11 am
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A Long Weekend In Paris

A trip report from my first visit to Paris.

As most people here have probably already experienced the beautiful city of Paris, I will keep the words brief and let the photo's do the talking.

My previous trip reports can be found at the links below:

A Trip to Afghanistan
A Journey Through Kyrgyzstan
A Trip Around The Arabian Gulf
A Trip To Yemen
A Trip To Jordan & Israel
A Southern African Adventure
Road Trip to Saudi Arabia & Qatar
Five Days In Japan
Underground In New Zealand
A Trip To Iran
A Trip Around The Mediterranean
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Day 0.

View from hotel room, Rue de Amsterdam, after arriving on the afternoon flight from DXB.


Day 1.

Directions.


Arc de Triomphe de l'Étoile.


Parapluie.


Champs-Élysées.


Amoureux.


Tomb of Napoleon.


Three Priests


Rue Galilée.


RER (Réseau Express Régional).


Woolly.


Ouvriers.


Le Hip.


Le Tricolore.


Le Moulin Rouge.


Day 2.

Coup de Théâtre.


Place Denfert-Rochereau.


Marche Edgar Quinet.


Saturday Marchés.


Les Catacombes.


Cross.


Steps.


De Gaulle.


Henri Cartier-Bresson Foundation.


Citroën 2CV.


Le Protest.


Day 3.

Perrier.


Rue Mouffetard.


Bavarder.


Eiffel Tower.


View to the north-west of the Trocadéro and La Defense on the horizon.


Looking north.


And the view south-east.


Cathedral of Notre Dame.


Lycee Condorcet. A school founded in 1803, with one the famous alumni being Henri Cartier-Bresson.


Connect.


Fille et Garçon.


At night.


Day 4.

La Fresque.


Senior.


Musée du Louvre.


Two men and a pretty lady.


Venus de Milo.


Pyramide du Louvre.


Monsieur Fox.


Sandwich.


Panthéon.


Jardin du Luxembourg.


Art de la Rue.


Sacré-Cœur Basilica.
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Sunset.


Day 5.

The Champs-Élysées from the Arc de Triomphe.


From the top of Arc de Triomphe looking toward La Defense.


Downward Spiral.


Saint Lazare Train Station.


Immigré.


Time flies.


Holding on.

Virage.


Supermarché Erotique.


On Patrol.


La Fin.
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Fabulous images, in particular the street scenes plus the spiral staircase. You made reference to Leica's most famous user - may I ask which camera/lens/lenses you use/travel with?

Thanks for sharing.
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Thank you - such lovely photos. Methinks it is time for me to get back there for a day or so.
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I admire your use of B&W which really helped focus on the subject. Fantastic photo series and gave me ideas on how I can improve my own travel photos. Thank you for sharing.
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Beautiful images! Thank you for sharing.
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I give you a standing ovation. Bravo!
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Simply exquisite. Excellent!
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Wow, just wow.

Your photo skills are amazing.
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Amazing captures of an amazing city, I visit Paris on a regular basis and have never been up the Eiffel Tower, every time I get there, the call of a bistro wins me over. Love your style of capturing people and places, excellent.
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AMAZING pics! WOW!
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You caught the real essence of Paris! The pictures are simply stunning, your reports are a joy to read, thanks for sharing!
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Wow, great photos of one of my favorite cities!

Merci!
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