30 April 2016

Cheery blossoms

 
These flowers are even more striking contrasted against the wall of an old church. 

29 April 2016

28 April 2016

Picnic prospects


Many picture-perfect pique-nique spots are within a short distance from the Eiffel Tower.

27 April 2016

Mousse bar


At least six different "origins" of chocolate at Chocolat Chapon's chocolate mousse bar.

69 rue du Bac 75007

26 April 2016

25 April 2016

23 April 2016

Next door


Flower pots in front of a door next to a florist leave just enough room to come and go.

22 April 2016

Pigeon roof


In the background dozens of pigeons have made a rooftop their roost.

Centre Georges-Pompidou 75004


20 April 2016

Bicycle art


A bicycle outside a gallery-boutique of luxurious fabrics and scarves.

18 Galerie Vivienne 75002

19 April 2016

Mint teatime


An arched doorway opens onto a tree-covered terrace and within, another world.

Tea Room
La Grande Mosquée
39 rue Geoffroy-Saint-Hilaire 75005

18 April 2016

17 April 2016

15 April 2016

14 April 2016

Hidden entrance


A metro station beneath a flight of stairs often overlooked by passersby on the street above.

12 April 2016

Dior homme


Luxury brand Dior's boutique for men off Avenue Montaigne.

Dior

24 rue François-Ier 75008

10 April 2016

9 April 2016

L'Opéra Bastille


Angle of a section of once controversial Bastille Opera House. Below, a façade.


8 April 2016

7 April 2016

5 April 2016

4 April 2016

Bedazzled

 
These siblings are having a time deciding what to choose from a pastry case at Angelina.

2 April 2016

Feels like Cuba


A hidden alleyway leads to Afro-Caribbean vibe Le Comptoir Général.
Order at the bar then sink into a shabby armchair or couch in one of its open spaces.