la ville-lumière

A selection of shots from my trip to Paris in July. Some places and landmarks you’re bound to recognise, others not so much. Enjoy!

eiffel tower and carousel by night, paris

the eiffel tower and carousel by night

rue Gabrielle in Montmartre, Paris

rue Gabrielle, Montmartre

sacre-coeur basilica in montmartre, paris

La Basilique du Sacré Cœur de Montmartre

rose gardin at the jardin des plantes, paris

Le jardin des plantes

l'amour est (la) mort (de la haine) graffiti in Le marais, Paris

graffiti, Le marais

love padlocks on the pont des arts, paris

“love locks”, le pont des arts

arc de triomphe and the tricolore on Bastille Day, Paris

l’arc de triomphe

the river seine viewed from above, paris

la seine, tilt-shift

cafe de flore in st-germain-des-pres, paris

Café de Flore, Boulevard Saint-Germain

mcdonalds macarons, paris

macarons from McDonald’s!

hall of mirrors at the palace of Versailles, france

Hall of mirrors, Château de Versailles

lake and palace of versailles, france

Le Château de Versailles

posing by the lake at the palace of versailles, france

By the lake at the Château de Versailles

mosaic woman, rive gauche (left bank), Paris

somewhere on the Left Bank…

stained glass windows of sainte chapelle, paris

la Sainte-Chapelle, Île de la Cité

exterior of notre dame cathedral, paris

La Cathédrale Notre Dame, Île de la Cité

upside-down glass pyramid at the louvre museum, paris

Le Louvre

exterior of the louvre museum, paris

Outside the Louvre

statue of winged victory of samothrace in the louvre museum, paris

winged victory of samothrace, le Louvre

metal and glass of la defense, paris

metal and glass of La Défense

interior of church of st-etienne-du-mont, paris

the beautiful twin spiral staircases of Saint-Étienne-du-Mont

sculpture of the thinker by rodin, paris

the thinker, le Musée Rodin

cakes, desserts and patisserie at Pierre Herme, Paris

Pâtisserie Pierre Hermé, Paris

eiffel tower lit by 14th July fireworks for Bastille Day, paris

fireworks on the 14th July

One thought on “la ville-lumière

  1. My favorite was La Basilique du Sacré Cœur de Montmartre. This picture made me draw a breath. And although many people won’t understand this, if I could buy a jigsaw puzzle for my father with this image, he would be enthralled. Lovely!

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