Alexandra book Cafe / Cafe Párisi in Budapest, Hungary (2016)

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It is now named “Cafe Párisi“. It is within a bookshop. The baroque decor is splendid with chandeliers, gildings and ceiling frescoes. Among cakes proposed here, there is the Eszterházy torta. It is a Hungarian cake invented in Budapest in … Continue reading

The picturesque Great Market Hall of Budapest, Hungary (2016)

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The Great Market Hall in Budapest was built in 1897. On the ground zero, there are a food market and grocery products. And upstairs, there are souvenirs, clothes, bags… Website : budapestmarkethall.com

The Gerbeaud café in Budapest, Hungary (2016)

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I ate the famous Palascinta (Hungarian sweet pancakes) at the Gerbeaud café in Budapest, in 2016. It is a pastry with a blend of several flavours (apricot, walnuts, vanilla and chocolate). The atmosphere and decoration are elegant, chic and timeless. … Continue reading

A wonderful Christmas at Baden Baden in Germany (2016)

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Baden Baden is a wonderful and pretty city in Germany. Christmas is a very present tradition in Germany like in Alsace, France. The streets, shop windows, trees are decorated ; it is a magical atmosphere. Continue reading

Villa Romana del Casale in Sicily

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My photos of the Villa Romana del Casale in Sicily and an earthenware orange tree i bought in Sicily. In Piazza Armerina, this villa was built in the 4th century AD and is adorned with exquisite mosaics. Source : italymagazine

Copenhagen in Denmark (2012)

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Carl Jacobsen presented his bronze and granite statue representing the little mermaid in 1913, in Copenhagen. The sculpture was inspired by the ballerina Ellen Price who danced in the ballet “The little mermaid” at the Royal Danish theatre in Copenhagen. … Continue reading

Alsatian Christmas in Obernai (2019) (1)

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“Located at 25 km south west of Strasbourg where the little valley of the Ehn river opens out, Obernai used to bear the name of “Ehenheim” precisely because of the Ehn river. Obernai is so attractive that it is the … Continue reading

Une jeune femme Byzantine

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My photos of mosaics of the Santa Maria dell’ Ammiraglio (Martonara) in Palermo, Sicily and illustration of a Byzantine woman (Pinterest). This church (1149) is an example of the Arab-Norman architecture (10th-12th centuries) in Sicily. This style mingled Byzantine (gold … Continue reading

12th Century Sicilian art

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Sicilian mosaics (Palerm) and Chanel’s Byzantine inspired cross brooch. This architecture is called « Arab-Norman » and dated from the 12th Century. It is a mix of byzantine art and islamic art. Julie Vos, vintage chanel and Ben Amun are … Continue reading