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

Palais royal in Paris (1)

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The Palais-Royal (Paris 1) is my favourite place in Paris ; it is timeless and elegant. The arcades, the garden and old boutiques (selling stamps, medals, antiques, currency…) made of the Palais-Royal a quiet, timeless and lovely place. Cardinal Richelieu … Continue reading

The Palais-Royal in photos

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The Palais-Royal (Paris 1) is my favourite place in Paris ; it is timeless and elegant. The arcades, the garden and old boutiques (selling stamps, medals, antiques, currency…) made of the Palais-Royal a quiet, timeless and lovely place. Cardinal Richelieu … Continue reading

A traditional Christmas in Alsace

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Oscar de la Renta’s bird earrings, Jean Droit’s illustration of two Alsatian women called “Les vielles provinces de France, L’Alsace” and a Georges Ratkoff depicting the Alsatian city of Colmar. From he 18th century and reached to its peak in … Continue reading

The sky adorned with bright colors reflected on the sea

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Delpozo’s dress and Claude Monet’s painting “Sunset at Pourville, open city” in 1882. The French artist (1840-1926) painted many times Pourville. I made a different version of the set. Pourville is a seaside resort in the municipality of Hautot-sur-mer, in … Continue reading

La Seine illuminée par les lumières de la ville

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“La Seine a de la chance Elle n’a pas de souci Et quand elle se promène Tout le long de ses quais Avec sa belle robe verte Et ses lumières dorées Notre-Dame jalouse Immobile et sévère Du haut de toutes … Continue reading

A flowered afternoon at the Parc de Bagatelle in Paris

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Created in 1775, the park and the castle are located in the Bois de Boulogne. It was built in 64 days due to a bet between Queen Marie-Antoinette and her brother-in-law, the Count d’Artois. The park de Bagatelle is a … Continue reading

Sunset over Cap d’Antibes from the Belles Rives hotel

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Les yeux fermés, bercée par le rythme des vagues, J’écoute les clapotis de la mer. Apaisante et puissante musique Marine… The Belles Rives hotel has a beautiful terrasse where we can sip a cocktail and admire the Cap d’Antibes.

The Place Vendôme in Paris in photos

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Place Vendôme is a luxury and jewelry symbol in Paris. The greatest jewelry designers are located there. This place was designed in 1699 by the architect Jules Hardouin-Mansart (the architect of the Chateau de Versailles). Place Vendôme is octogonal and symetric … Continue reading

The vintage Alsatian illustrator Hansi

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Jean Jacques Waltz (1873-1951) alias Hansi was a French, Alsatian illustrator. He illustrated postcards, posters and books depicting Alsace : “L’Histoire d’Alsace racontée aux petits d’enfants” (1912), “Mon village” (1913), “Paradis tricolore” (1918) and “L’Alsace Heureuse” (1918). Complete artist, he … Continue reading

Wandering in the shade of flowering trees in the charming Place Dauphine in Paris

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La place Dauphine is one of my favourite places in Paris because it is lovely, peaceful and in a very pleasant district. Place Dauphine has a triangle shape and is located in the first district between le Palais de justice … Continue reading

A sparkling night in Versailles

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Every Saturday from June 18 to September 17 2016, the gardens of the Château de Versailles offer stunning fireworks in front of the Grand Canal. I saw amazing and beautiful fireworks in July. It is a wonderful spectacle. For more … Continue reading

The Deauville Film Festival’s archives

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Since 1975, the Deauville Film Festival has been celebrated the American Cinema. It is held each year in September. Deauville is a French city located in Normandy. Sources : http://www.festival-deauville.com/ http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/deauville-jessica-chastain-opens-festival-730593

The vintage Cannes Film Festival in photos

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For more than sixty years, the Cannes Film Festival has celebrated Cinema. Cinephilia, glamour and glitz are featured. It is a major event of the Film industry but also an opportunity for fashion and luxury brands to valorize its image … Continue reading

“Parc de Passy” : A charming and colorful park in Paris

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I discovered this lovely park by chance and i was delighted by the colours and the height of the flowers. This pink flower field (“cosmos”) magnifies and brightens the park. The park is surrounded  and overhanged by high buildings. A delightful … Continue reading