01 December, 2006

Snaking through meandering paths inside the Jardin des Plantes, one escapes Paris in a forest of trees older than the country itself.

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18 November, 2006

As tree canopies become sparse of leaves the ground is littered in orange, yellow and brown. Overhead hangs a mere garland of foliage that will soon join the autumn tapestry of fallen leaves.

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15 November, 2006

The grandes magasins of Boulevard Hausseman, costumed for Christmas in Las Vegas casino-style lighting, host a mechanical universe behing their shop windows. Little hands press up against the glass leaving impressions in the frost while vying for a glimpse inside. Posted by Picasa

30 October, 2006

Sainte-Chapelle is bathed in a radiant glow as sunlight streams through an intricate latticework of stained glass, painting the floor in mosiac.
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22 October, 2006

As if trapped in a surreal spiderweb, the Pantheon has been draped in Brazillian artist Ernesto Neto's multi sensory installation "Leviathan Thot" for le Festival D'Automne a Paris.
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17 October, 2006

Modern for its time, built in Second Empire Architecture, the Grand Salle of the Richelieu Bibliotheque Nationale de France was inaugurated in 1868, serving as Paris' primary library until the 1980's. Posted by Picasa

09 October, 2006

Meander through alleys of antiques at the Marche aux Puces where would-be discarded treasures wear exorbitant price tags. Posted by Picasa

25 September, 2006

Sleeping beneath chiseled monuments in the Pere Lachaise Cemetery, blanketed in flowers and kisses, lie composer Frederic Chopin and writer Oscar Wilde.

Per Chopin's request, "The earth is suffocating. Swear to make them cut me open, so that I won't be burried alive," his heart was removed.
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17 September, 2006

Cesar's Centaure marches amongst umbrellas along Rue de Sevres, an inventive conglomeration of unlikely pieces to personify Picasso. Posted by Picasa

12 September, 2006

Emerging from La Defense stand an Emerald City of glassy buildings and Cesar's bronze thumb. Posted by Picasa

04 September, 2006

Le Chateau de Versailles illuminated by an explosion of fireworks during the summer Fetes de Nuit. Posted by Picasa

02 September, 2006

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Manege horses circulate in the shadow of le Sacre Coeur atop Montmartre.

31 August, 2006

An afternoon sublime wandering within the gates of the Jardin du Luxembourg. Posted by Picasa

28 August, 2006

From a bassin below the Musée D'art Moderne, the Tour Eiffel extends her long neck into a somber sky.