I’ve always had a thing for the Eiffel Tower. Seeing it in person was quite an experience. We were driving around on the hop-on-hop-off bus, everyone chatting and trying to keep warm on top of the bus, when I caught a glimpse, just before that first shot below. Such a thrill to get that first…Read More
Arc de Triomphe de l’Étoile
I was a little overwhelmed by the Arc de Triomphe – I absolutely loved it. I think maybe because it was such a long drive up the Champs-Élysées to get to it – you can see it, getting bigger in your field of view, which for me was the windscreen of the bus – although…Read More
Paris – partie trois.
And now for the Louvre – oh to have a few days to spend here. What a spectacular scene. We drove through a little “tunnel” of darkness which opened up onto the magnificent square – I was not prepared for the beauty of this spot. If I had time, of course I would have hopped…Read More
Paris – deuxième partie.
The Paris love affair continues. Today, photos from the Académie Nationale de Musique – the Paris Opera. What a stunning building, and I’m still fascinated that the Parisians have the opportunity to go there every day. Next time, I need to go inside, I’m told it’s gorgeous too. x desleyjaneRead More
Five Minutes with French Macarons – RegularRandom
I picked up these macarons at the train station on my way back from Paris to Amsterdam and shared them with my host the next night after dinner. But of course, I had to give them the RegularRandom treatment first! Love the colours, love the different effects we an get with saturation, love the flavours!…Read More
Paris – partie un.
Oh Paris. I’ve always wanted to go there, but have never been before. In the last couple of days before my flight home from Amsterdam, I took the fast train to Paris, for just a day trip. I took a ‘hop-on-hop-off’ bus and saw the sights – even to make me desperate to come back…Read More