Meandering in Paris

Perhaps one of my most favorite past times while visiting Paris was walking the streets in the early morning. Starting from the fourth floor flat, I looked over the courtyard to surrounding rooftops. Neighbor’s windows right across the way reminding me of the Alfred Hitchcock movie “Rear Window.” There was a heavenly boulangerie at the…

Arc de Triomphe

The gateway to Paris’s city center is the historical monument the Arc de Triomphe. Standing strong and tall, this arched monument has honored soldiers who fought for France since the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars. Commissioned by Napoleon himself in 1806 after his victory at Austerlitz, the monument was completed during the reign of King…

Masterpieces at the Musee d’Orsay

Paris, home of countless museums that hold masterpieces of the ages. The Musee d’Orsay is one of the more notable ones due to the incredible collection of Impressionist art from the masters. Monet, Cezanne, Van Gogh just to name a few. The Paris tourism bureau offers an excellent pre-purchase ticket pass that you can get…

Paris from a Different Perspective

Paris is most likely one of the most photographed cities in the world. With the advent of smart devices, everyone can have a camera in their pocket. I had visited Paris about five years ago, and security for photography was much tighter than it is now. Tripods are now allowed in public areas and places…

Paris !

A city that needs no introductions, only an image of its iconic symbol – the Tour de Eiffel. Paris, the elite European city that everyone dreams to visit. Paris always calls to those that listen, and for me it was time to once again visit this beautiful jewel. I’ve had the opportunity to visit Paris…

Reminiscing

We’ll need to go through memory lane as I’m still in the midst of surgery recovery. The past week I’ve had the attention of the gnat and haven’t gotten anything accomplished. The thought was there, the motivation wasn’t. Digging out several unlabeled external hard drives, I figured it was high time I actually labeled them…