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Notre Dame photo before Fire

By | April 18, 2019 | in Attractions Photos

Here’s a Notre Dame photo before fire tore through the wooden roof and collapsed the spire which was added in 1844 under order of King Louis Phillipe.  The two square towers remain largely undamaged, but the entire oak wooden roof is damaged beyond repair. To closest Metro / train stations near Notre Dame cathedral in … Read more

Photo: Paris Sacre Coeur Montmartre Starry Sky

By | January 28, 2014 | in Photos

This night time photo of the Sacré Coeur cathedral in Paris’ Montmartre area is Photoshopped with a starry sky background of our own Milky Way galaxy to make a stunning scene. Montmartre’s touristic areas are accessible by Paris Metro Lines 2, 12 at stations Pigalle, Anvers (Metro Line 2) and Abbesses, Lamarck Caulaincourt (Metro Line … Read more

Photo – Place de la Concorde Fountain

By | June 20, 2013 | in Photos

Fountain at Place de la Concorde in Paris photographed at night with long exposure. Concorde Place is a large roundabout just west of Tuileries Garden and the Louvre Museum. A large Egyptian obelisk from Luxor Temple decorates the center of Concorde. The closest Metro station is Concorde on Metro Line 1. The Nightfontain by wim … Read more

Eiffel Tower Bridge Bir-Hakeim at Night

By | May 21, 2013 | in Photos

Eiffel Tower at night with Bridge Bir-Hakeim in front (photo by Cal Redback). This bridge is passable by foot, car and is also used by Metro Line 6 to cross the Seine on the top platform.  In the photo there is a line of light above the bridge which is actually from the Metro train … Read more

Photo – Paris Metro Train in Station

By | May 13, 2013 | in Photos

Clean white tiled Metro station photo by David Duchens showing the blue-green & white color of the classic-style Paris Metro trains. Most lines feature this style of train, although some lines have been upgraded, namely Paris Metro line 1 and 14. These two lines feature Metro cars that are unseparated allowing you to pass from … Read more

Photo – Paris Lights from Space

By | May 5, 2013 | in Photos

Here’s a photo of Paris city lights as seen from 250 miles above Earth on the International Space Station. Looking closely you can see a rough circle that marks “central Paris”, an area within the “Périphérique” freeway that surrounds Paris.  The expanding spiral layout of central Paris, much like a snail’s shell, can also be … Read more

Photo – Ballerina in Paris Metro

By | April 30, 2013 | in Photos

Ballerina in Metro is a photo taken by pro photographer “Little Shao” (Thinh Souvannarath, based in Paris), well-known for his focus on hip-hop & dance photography worldwide. A Ballet Dancer In Paris Metro by Little Shao

Photo – Lighthouse in Brest, France

By | April 26, 2013 | in Photos

Petit Minou Lighthouse (“Little Mouth”) on the western tip of France near Brest (Bretagne region).  Completed and began service in 1848 and still operates today. Closest TGV train station is Rennes. Sous le Petit Minou by LE DILHUIT Nicolas