The City of Water

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 →

Bouquinistes – Booksellers

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 →

Relax, Relax …

Today’s Friday Photo Challenge theme is "relax". I chose this picture of two young ladies relaxing in the Queen Anne district of Seattle, overlooking the bay (right) and the City (left). I took this picture in the twilight, the atmosphere was beautifully relaxing I found.  Yet, there is nothing as relaxing, in my eyes, as... Continue Reading →

Reading By The River (B&W)

For years on end, Parisians turned their backs on the river; a few months ago, the municipality decided to ban the traffic from the banks of the Seine and let people enjoy the embankment. Paris, South (left) bank, July 2013.

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