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Louvre Saxophonist

I was walking through the Passage Richelieu at the Louvre earlier this month, between the I.M. Pei Pyramid and the Place du Palais Royal, and had to stop and listen to this street musician for a...

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French Swim Team Celebrates 23 Medals

The French National Swim Team not only didn't embarass their country like that other sports team, they actually kicked some European butt at the European Swimming Championships last week...

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Paris Rooftops in the Rain

A mini-film of the rain outside my window. The sky is bizarrely clear blue with puffy white clouds (the rain clouds are directly above). My camera washed it out, but you can see the blue and white...

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Pictures of Paris

Around Paris this month… The Fête des Tuileries The north tower (left) of St-Sulpice revealed after extensive restoration work. One of the newly re-opened 19th-century greenhouses at the...

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Paris by Scooter #1

Enjoy the view from the back of a scooter riding along the Boulevard St-Michel from the Sorbonne to the Quai des Grands Augustins, filmed one fine spring evening…sorry about the shakiness, it...

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The Sound of Notre Dame’s Ancient Bell

While the Revolutionaries of 1791 smashed and melted down Marie, the great church bell of Notre Dame's north tower, the other bell in the south tower, Emmanuel, was spared, making it one of the...

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Who is this guy?

If you've taken the metro, you'll recognize his face. But who is this guy and what is he trying to sell, anyway?