Sunday, September 27, 2009

Travel via Segway


We found a number of people traveling around Paris on Segways. They were relatively inexpensive to rent, and could move you from place to place quite easily and safely.

Photo by Lois Anne. Canon Powershot SD600, f/2.8, 1/1500 sec.

Friday, September 25, 2009

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Monday, September 21, 2009

Saturday, September 19, 2009

Thursday, September 17, 2009

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Saturday, September 12, 2009

Thursday, September 10, 2009

Sainte-Chapelle


Commissioned by Louis IX in 1242 to be royal chapel and a repository for the relics of Christ's passion, including the crown of thorns, Sainte-Chapelle is considered today to contain the most beautiful stained glass in all of Europe.

Monday, September 7, 2009

Notre Dame facade


Photo by Lois Anne.

Sunday, September 6, 2009

De Venus


I know, everybody's seen this photo a hundred times, but do you know how hard it is to get a good picture of de Milo? This one was sheer luck, as usually there are people knee-deep to Versailles and back standing in front, snapping photos, waving their arms (probably 'cause Venus doesn't have any), lifting kids on their shoulders, jumping up and down...

Friday, September 4, 2009

Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Looking back at Pont Alexandre III


On our way to Les Invalides, we looked back toward Pont Alexandre III.