Paris : Notre Dame Morning.

06/04/11, 11:30 AM UTC+8 Photographer’s tip : The following collection spans two trips to Notre Dame. If you arrive in the morning, you will be photographing into the sun and will not have any chance of blue skies. Come back in the evening to have blue skies. On with this post. Cite metro station will…

Paris : Breakfast at L’Annexe

06/04/11, 10:43 AM UTC+1 Having spent about 30 minutes in La Conciergerie, I was getting hungry and it was time for breakfast or brunch and the best way to enjoy breakfast is to dine alfresco. We walked opposite of Sainte Chappelle which was already seeing a huge crowd gather. L’Annexe was just a random cafe…

Paris : La Conciergerie

06/04/11, 10:03 AM UTC+1 La Conciergerie is a French palace turned prison that used to hold one of France’s most popular royalty : Marie Antoinette. This museum is quieter as there aren’t many tourist who would walk in. Most head down the street a further 100 meters to Sainte Chappelle. Solemn and dimly lit, you…

Paris : Seine River Cruise

Jun 3, 2011 Fri, 6:32 PM UTC +1 No trip to Paris would be complete if you did not take the river tour. The tour takes you up the Seine River to view the beautiful bridges that line up thru Paris. Pont de L’Alma. Pont Alexandre III Pont De Arts Square du Vert-Galant. I saw…

Paris : Opéra National de Paris

A brief stop at Palais Garnier, also known simply as Opera. It was just a brief stop on our walk from Concorde. Ballet and operas are still performed here, a mixture of modern and classical French music. This is a busy intersection and many people come here just to look.  The metro stop named Opera…

Paris : L’église de la Madeleine

After Concorde, we looked at our travel book and headed to la Madeleine, a Roman Catholic church. Taking the Metro from Concorde to Madeleine, we exited up on street level. We looked left and was greeted by a large wall. Walking around it, you tend to see how large this Church is. It is majestically build…