Sunday, March 26, 2006

Gay Paris

Some images from my recent spring break in Paris...more may be added when we collaborate photos, but here are some for now. What can I say? It was fantastique.

C'est beau Posted by Picasa

Views from l'appartement

South along Rue Monge Posted by Picasa

Fine morning

Looking north, toward the Seine (the spire on the left belongs to Notre Dame)

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Le Pompidou

Contemporary art museum, very cool stuff.

called, "A strange place to park"

Fish head, I had to take this one. Posted by Picasa

Musee du Louvre

Our first day...

Cupid and Psyche Posted by Picasa

Sacre Coeur


Haziness Posted by Picasa

Musee du Carnavalet

Originally built as a residence for nobility, it now depicts Parisian history.

Inner courtyard.

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Jew Deportation Memorial

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Notre Dame

Me and Bryan at the cathedral

Check out those flying buttresses Posted by Picasa

Sainte Chapelle Cathedral

Commissioned by Louis IX in 1242, intended to house the crown of thorns. Two-thirds of the stained glass date to the 13th century.

Each panel depicts a biblical story.

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Palace and grounds at Versailles

Home of Louis XIV and successors

Hall of mirrors

View from rear of palace Posted by Picasa

That gray blur behind me is the palace

One of many fountains

Make a wish

Hall of mirrors Posted by Picasa

Musee D'Orsay

Van Gogh


Monet Posted by Picasa

Skier Posted by Picasa

Michelle and I at the Eiffel Tower Posted by Picasa