The E.N.A (National School of Administration) in Paris is located in the former buildings of the so-called "Colonial School". Fig trees and Moorish buildings would give you the impression that you are out of this part of the world, in Algeria [Sept 2017] Even closer to my block of flats, St Dominique, a church which... Continue Reading →
Following in Krista's Winnipeggian — not sure about the adjective — footsteps, only under slightly milder climes, here is the exact oppositre of the empty streets of the Capital of Manitoba in the midst of Winter, even though I managed to find an angle in the following picture, which would give you the wrong impression... Continue Reading →
Being a pedestrian here in Europe isn’t anything worth writing a long story about. It’s quite normal in fact, we are keen on using our legs and walking here. Mainly in a big City. Before I became gluten intolerant, I used to roam the streets in search of fresh bread (not a long quest in... Continue Reading →
Paris, June 2017. The bouquinistes are street booksellers along the Seine. There were declared a Unesco World Heritage. The term appeared in the French dictionary in 1789 but the norms about the sizes of the boxes and the rules of conduct are fare more recent. In the past, the locals used to shop for used... Continue Reading →
Pont Neuf. Paris. July 2017. We digitalised this photo and vectorised it through AI a few days ago, and it looked quite good. Maybe you want to try this?!
Pont Neuf, July 2017. Pont Neuf is a misleading name as it is the oldest bridge in Paris. Nonetheless, it was entirely rebuilt a few years back.
Today’s challenge is “bridge”. A nice one indeed. There are 37 bridges in Paris. Bridges always make for nice pictures but they tend to be very difficult to capture.