and yesterday…

I wondered through The Latin Quarter, St. Germain and on to Les Invalides where almost everything was closed, as it was a national holiday in France yesterday.

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Saint-Sulspice Church, Paris

Enjoyed a quiet moment at the beautiful but in need of restoration, Saint-Sulpice, before I headed on to my final destination, the Eiffel Tower, which I never tire of admiring.  I remember the very first time I saw it. I didn’t expect for it to just “jump out” from behind one of the monumental buildings at the Trocadero.  Bigger than I had imagined and equally more beautiful than any photograph could possibly ever capture it.

It took my breath away and brought tears to my eyes.

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On my way back, I decided to meander along the Seine, where I got a peak at perhaps one of the most interesting roof tops of Paris (from the inside)

P1170966and here as most of us will recognize the roof line of the Grand Palais

P1170965At this point I feel, I need to include a link to a commercial by Cartier, that must be of the best in recent years:

L’Odyssée de Cartier

Enjoy –

P1170946Bonne journée – Ladi

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