Paris being virtually unchanged from the turn of last century, these photos look almost like Photoshopped, Instagrammed modern pics. This one’s my fave: A dreamlike shot of the Grand Palais filled with old-timey balloons and planes, which of course were cutting edge technology at the time. Extremely Rare Color Photography of Early 1900s Paris « […]
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Woody Allen has been cranking out some pretty terrible movies over the past decades, and every once in a while, the germ of a witty plot idea suckers me into watching. Everyone Says I Love You was nowhere near as engaging as I’d thought it might be, but was worth watching for this sublime scene […]
http://www.parisdise.com/taste/dine_paris/6e/libanais.htm If any of you find yourself in Paris in the near future, be sure to stop in at this almost-literal hole in the wall on St Andr
http://citynoise.org/article/10598 The entire archive (from whence these photos were ripped off) is a treasure, but as a Paris fanatic, this one was the most mind-blowing: Is this the only colour picture of the Palais du Trocadéro?
http://edition.cnn.com/2010/WORLD/europe/08/09/cultural.guide.paris/index.html This article offers a few decent suggestions, but seems to misunderstand the location of the Left Bank (it’s the area South of the Seine, not the Southernmost bank of the North) and misidentifies the Pont du Carrousel as the Pont Neuf. One imagines they would’ve enjoyed their Paris vacation all the more if they’d […]
http://www.virgin-vacations.com/site_vv/101-things-to-do-in-paris.asp StumbleUpon heard my heart throbbing after dreaming of a smoke-free Paris, and presented me with this list of 100 Things To Do while in the city. A sample: 1. Indulge your intellect with the appreciation of art at the world’s most visited art museum, The Louvre. 2. Take one of the most magnificent photographs […]
http://www.secretsofparis.com/renting-an-apartment/ A lovely, inspiring gift from the Stumble button this Christmas morning.