Goodbye Paris

Today I finish the chapter of my life as a Parisian, and start my London pages again where I left them. I said goodbye to Paris 3 years ago, not knowing when I’d be back next. It turned out I wouldn’t come back before becoming a Parisian again. This time it’s different. This time Paris stole my heart.…

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La Traversée de Paris

Remember that Woody Allen movie, “Midnight in Paris”, where the main character travels back in time as he wanders around the streets of Paris? Well this can happen to you too! Once a year, half way through the summer, hundreds of vintage and beautiful cars do la Traversée de Paris. You can spot the convoy…

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Promenade sur Seine #9

I have loved spending this summer in Paris. The city and the quais have become so lively, it’s made walks home so pleasant. I just want to stand on bridges, watch boats pass by and tourists wave back while Parisians read and drink on the berges. Paris, you are beautiful <3 Pentax K1000 – Fujifilm…

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Escape Paris: Vaux le Vicomte

It was the day Nicolas Fouquet unveiled his new castle to the court that Louis XIV threw him in prison. Now, you may think that was a bit rude of the Roi Soleil to do so, but spending a whole day at Vaux-le-Vicomte to visit the castle and gardens made me understand why Louis XIV became so…

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Rue de Verneuil

<3 Aujourd’hui, je rends les clés de ma chambre rue de Verneuil. Je vais fermer la porte de mon cocon, descendre la cage d’escalier pour la dernière fois. Il est midi, on doit être en train de préparer le déjeuner. À chaque étage une nouvelle odeur: des petits oignons mijotent au 3ème, un gratiné est bientôt prêt…

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