A Paris evening stroll around Le Seine

Bonsoir,

This blog post is a day late arriving because we have been without any internet for almost 24 hours. So read this as though it was yesterday!

Our weather has been glorious today, all day long.  No clouds, no gray cast, no rain…just blue skies and warm temps. Since it was so nice, we decided to take a long stroll after dinner along the river near Notre Dame. I’ve written many times about the light in Paris and how it gives a unique ambiance like nowhere else I’ve ever been.  Bernie took some superb photos capturing the light. It still does not get dark here until ten o’clock!

An ancient building on Ile St.-Louis, now a little restaurant

An ancient building on Ile St.-Louis, now a little restaurant

Yes, the door is totally crooked, not the picture

Yes, the door is totally crooked, not the picture

One of our favorite coffee stops in the evening

One of our favorite coffee stops in the evening

The spires of the islands

The spires of the islands

Gorgeous light on the Pantheon

Gorgeous light on the Pantheon

The pique-niques

The pique-niques

Beautiful park and the point of deportation of the Jews during WWII

Beautiful park and the point of deportation of the Jews during WWII

The buildings of Ile St.-Louis

The buildings of Ile St.-Louis

Notre Dame

Notre Dame

Fun in the sand!

Fun in the sand!

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Pope John Paul

Pope John Paul

The sunflowers in the park next to Notre Dame

The sunflowers in the park next to Notre Dame

Even here in the serenity of Notre Dame, we see the "securite."

Even here in the serenity of Notre Dame, we see the “securite.”

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"What do you mean I can't have any wine?"

“What do you mean I can’t have any wine?”

Roof top terrace

Roof top terrace

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The gargoyles of Notre Dame

The gargoyles of Notre Dame

The doors of Notre Dame

The doors of Notre Dame

Always a TABAC and the rental bikes.

Always a TABAC and the rental bikes.

The river boats are back in full swing

The river boats are back in full swing

Beautiful light of Paris

Beautiful light of Paris

Sunset along the Seine

Sunset along the Seine

Tomorrow we are going to a new spot for us, the Chateau and gardens at Fountainbleau. We’ll be taking a local train and going only about 40 miles outside of Paris. Hopefully more wonderful pictures will come from this.

A tout à l’heure

L & B