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We stroll daily in Paris, we try to absorb the most of its infinitude, to merge with its atmosphere. We wish to show you at least a small mosaic of its charm, beauty and exceptionality. We hope to be a pleasant and interesting guide of yours steps in this city. Paris seen by people who do not feel to be strangers here anymore. Paris is a Moveable Feast“ - Ernest Hemingway.
 

Paris under your feet

2014-07-30

raphael-paris-1.jpgThere are plenty of views on Paris, on the whiteness of its buildings and the red chimneys popping out of the roofs, on the windows of the attic rooms, known as „chambres de bonne“ (rooms for the servants). There are some well-known views, recommended by the tourist guides, many of those that you can see only thanks to the visits of the private apartments

 

In the shadow of the Sacré-Coeur Basilique

2014-06-29

1-sacre-coeur.jpgThe Sacré-Coeur Basilique is considered to be the most visible dominant of Paris. Thanks to its bright colour and its location on the mountain it is more visible that the slim construction of the Eiffel Tower. You can spend almost the whole day in the shadow of the Sacré-Coeur Basilique...

 

Life in Paris during the First World War

2014-05-28

lansiaux-titul.jpgTill mid-June in the Historical Library of Paris you can see the photo exhibition of the photographer Charles Lansiaux (1855-1939). About two hundred photos document Paris in the years of the World War I. We discover the war Paris, but not its battle and fronts face but the war years how they were lived by Parisians.

 
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Spring days in "Petit Palais"

2014-05-15

petit-palais-titul-2.jpgIt is called a Small Palace (Petit Palais) but its architectonic look is not small at all, in its beauty the palace proudly competes with the neighbouring Grand Palais. The Palace was built at the occasion of the World Exposition "Exposition Universelle" in 1900 with the aim to create a perpendicular axe from the Alexander III. bridge to the Avenue Champ-Elysées.

 
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Artistic commercial signs

2014-03-30

artis-1.jpg"Enseignes artistiques". Art signs above the shop entrances can be more easily shown in pictures than described in words. It is not just a sign or inscription indicating the name of the shop. It’s an idea, a witty and often funny idea of the shop owner, producer, artist or a craftman. It is a metal or wooden sign, which is esthetically nice...