a parisian summer

Je suis sous le charme

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On top of the Arc de Triomphe, facing the Eiffel Tower
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The sun getting to me after a trek up to the Arc de Triomphe
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On top of the Arc de Triomphe, looking down on Ave. des Champs-Elysees
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Arc de Triomphe
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Avenue des Champs-Elysees
Arc de Triomphe from the streets
Arc de Triomphe from the streets
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The Eiffel Tower from a new perspective
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Outside the Louvre
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Inside the Louvre
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The famous pyramid shaped entrance to the Louvre
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At the entrance to the Louvre with my new French friends
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Parisian road signs, please lead the way
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Side view of Notre Dame on an overcast day
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Une peinture de l’homme
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How to take Paris home with you
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The streets of Paris, France
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Fairy floss – larger than your face but smaller than the Eiffel Tower
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Un été parisien
Paris, France

The return of Sydney’s infamous summer weather in the middle of Spring brings me back to the summer I shared with Paris; unbelievably, just under three months ago. A short five days in the city of love was all I needed for my heart to melt under its blistering beauty [and heat]. This city has just that charm in its air that has the ability to cast a spell over you and leave you in a daze. Traveling to the top of the Arc de Triomphe  or better yet, the Eiffel Tower were definitely the highlights of my Parisian summer. I was lucky enough to witness Paris from above at midday and at dusk. There, you feel like you’re on top of the world, [or Willow Smith] as the wind whips your hair back and forth, with the veins of the city  unfold beneath you; an image you can never erase.  I could create a list as to why you should visit France but I will refrain – you know what they say: ‘a picture is worth a thousand words’.

shot on Nikon D90 with 18-25mm lens

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