Walk-about in Paris # 1

From the Arc de Triomphe, hubby and I walked down the Champs-Élysées to Place de la Concorde.  Of course with camera in hand, I snapped away at buildings, shops and other things 🙂   …

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Lunch at Pizza Pino on the Champs-Élysées …

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IMG_7708 IMG_7709 IMG_7710 IMG_7711 I popped into Guerlain to sample some beautiful perfumes 🙂

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I love the architecture and the railings !

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Gucci ..

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Fascinating to see the clothes on railings perfectly spaced !

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Charles de Gaulle at the corner of Grand Palais ..

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Grand Palais … designed by Charles Girault, and built between 1897 and 1900, this elaborate exhibition hall with its splendid glass dome is frequently used for major exhibitions ..

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Petit Palais ..

IMG_7732 IMG_7733Magnificent entrance to the Petit Palais .. houses art collections of the city of Paris.  They contain 19th century works from objets d’art to paintings by the Barbizon School ..

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Winston Churchill stands on the opposite corner to Charles de Gaulle on the side of the Petit Palais ..

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Our walk-about continues …

July, 2012

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One Response to Walk-about in Paris # 1

  1. So typically….. French. LOL!!!! I would loved to have done this walk with you

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