Monthly Archives: September 2017

Trouble in River City

It was a nice day in Tours, in the heart of the Loire Valley. For late September it was warm, also sunny. A nice day to walk about the town. We were down to the bridge over the river, took … Continue reading

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103 Rue de Vaugirard

VRBO is Vacation Rentals by Owner, and we decided this time to France we would opt for some living space. An apartment has lots more to offer over a hotel room, especially if you’re going to be in one place … Continue reading

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Paris Nights

Whenever I go somewhere I make an attempt to capture a night time setting. Street scenes are interesting, especially with time exposures. Car lights make streaks, and pedestrians become blurs as they walk through the frame. Here are a few … Continue reading

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Paris Sera Toujours Paris

I first came here 20 years ago this month. It was a revelation. Barbara Jean and I walked the boulevards, dined at the sidewalk cafés, ogled the museums, saw the famous sites, took the famous photos. Good memories. Then the … Continue reading

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Chartres Round Trip

We were there 20 years ago, but I didn’t have the digital Canon then. We figured it was time to go back for another day trip. The RATP leaves out of the Montparnasse station, about five blocks from where we … Continue reading

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Les Crepes de Paris

Yesterday I posted a story about walking around Paris, and it included stopping at a creperie and ordering fresh crepes. And those were good. They were made with cheese filling, and we figured that would be it for us. We … Continue reading

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Paris Walk About

One summer day in Paris So, the weather promised to be clear, and we figured to get out of the apartment and see some stuff. A start was going to be the Orangerie Museum. That’s a separate story. Finished seeing … Continue reading

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Pictures at an Exhibition – the Louvre

No way anybody can see it all in one pass through. I was flagged out after three hours. Barbara, meanwhile, attempted to capture everything vaguely interesting. Here are the photos with no explanation for any of them. You are going … Continue reading

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A Grand Museum

I’ve been to the Louvre and also the Getty out in California, but my favorite has to be the Musée d’Orsay. It was a healthy walk from where we were staying, and we took the hike and bought the tickets. Nine … Continue reading

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Pictures at an Exhibition

An afternoon visit to the Musée d’Orsay Here are some photos by Barbara:

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