If you want to see “Ornate,” you needn’t go any further than Paris’ 9th arrondissement, on the city’s Right Bank. Once there, make a quick (or long) stop at the famous Galleries Lafayette to appreciate its ornate gold decorated balconies and magnificent stained glass ceiling. From there, take a short walk to one of the most opulent buildings in Paris, the Opera Hose (L’Opera). Commissioned by Napoleon III, it was created by Charles Garnier in the popular Beaux Arts style of the time with heavy glass chandeliers, sweeping marble staircases and gilt decorations. All very ornate!
On The Streets of France (late posting for June 3, Day 154 of Project 365)~~
Back in LA with loads of photos from my France trip, I’ll continue to share them to catch up with my 365 project. This post’s photos show people going about their lives in the various places we visited in France these past two weeks.
Gypsy cab driver. Paris, FR.
Nothing will keep her from attending the French Open. Paris, FR.
Stylish. Paris, FR.
Whatever… Chateau de Comartin, Burgundy, FR.
Not a selfie. Lyon, FR.
Tender moment. Lyon, FR.
A bride?? Lyon, FR.
Dancing in the balcony. Lyon, FR.
Tea with mom on France’s Mother’s Day. Lyon, FR.
Talented musician. Lyon, FR.
All dressed up and no one to party with? Lyon, FR.
It was a glorious, beautiful day today in Paris and we walked for hours. I took lots of photographs from various places and planned to post a nice gallery of the best shots but I had so much trouble with the Wifi in the hotel that I gave up. I’m just posting one shot, this one of the Seine with the Rive Gauche in the background. More tomorrow, maybe…