The Cool House: Paris (and Brussels): 5 Days, 500 shots

Tuesday, December 01, 2009

Paris (and Brussels): 5 Days, 500 shots

I was amazed when I uploaded the photos of the Thanksgiving weekend trip to Paris and BXL to find out I'd taken 167 shots on the iPhone and 333 on my fantastic Canon EOS Rebel. After I'd removed the accidently taken shots of my shoes I was left with a round 500 images of the two European capitals. Some of them I've posted via my twitter account and a lot more will go up on flickr over the next few days but here - just for the flavour, so to speak - is un petit tour...

Paris: Mademoiselles in the Jardin des Tuileries

Paris: "Big Girls" in Montmartre

Paris: Job Opportunities

Paris: From Pont de l'Alma to the Basilique du Sacré-Cœur

Brussels: Plaisirs d'hiver/Winter Pret - real genever or Peket

Brussels: surreality à pied

and finally....

Brussels: The Guy tries to comprehend the city's Xmas Decorations


Nadine @ BDG said...

A FANTASTIC photo essay-- from the big girls to the genievre! Looking forward to the flickr pics.

modernemama said...

We stopped later for the real genever "fait a la main" & got a flesje for the architect

Nadine @ BDG said...

He's dying with joy--- you'll have to come over to crack it open with the man himself.

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Laura @ the shorehouse. said...

Lovely photos! I may or may have not seen the same big girls on the steps of Sacre Couer in October...for real!! I did not get a photo, though. The "girls" were having a tough time with the steps and their stilettos. :-)

Welcome home! I hope you had a fabulous time.

modernemama said...

the big gals were having a great time until it rained - walking in stilettos on slippery cobblestones, bad idea!