Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Paris When It Rains

Paris!

While I was in Paris a few years ago, it rained several days, but what better place to be in the rain then lovely Paris.  Here are some photos I took as I visited a few museums and just walked the streets of this amazing city.
The street my apartment was on...
Rue St Dominique!
The Museum d'Orsay 


 I believe most of the 'locks of love' have been removed from the bridges now


Passerelle de Solferino 
 Jardin de Tulleries

Bassin Octogonal
Place de la Concorde


 View from the Pont de la Concorde
Walking on the Quai Anatole France
This pair of shoes was sitting on this wall.  I made up romantic stories about the girl who wore them on my walk back to the apartment. 

Truly an amazing day.
I'm joining Paris in July
at Thyme for Tea and the lovely Tamara who hosts this sweet party each year.


26 comments:

Jane, Naples, Florida said...

Linda, I remember when you went to Paris! Such an amazing trip, isn't it? I haven't been for a few years now and I miss it so much! Love your pictures of Paris in the rain and the shoes! We saw a white rose tucked in the handle of a front doorway when we were there, and I also thought there must be some romantic story...love found or love lost! Only in Paris! Jane Flora Doora

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

The rainy photos are amazing! And how neat to see the pair of shoes...and wonder! Love your photos and your wonderful memories! I've never been. Enjoy your afternoon Sis!

Mae Travels said...

Beautiful photos! Do you know the painting by Caillebotte in the Chicago museum of Paris on a rainy day?

http://www.artic.edu/aic/collections/artwork/20684

best... mae at maefood.blogspot.com

Brenda Pruitt said...

Every time I see something reminiscent of Paris, I think of you.
Brenda

Jo-Anne's Ramblings said...

It rains all over the world, it is how we deal with the rain that matters

Mereknits said...

I just loved my short visit to Paris a few years ago. Loved everything about it. Thank you for reminding me how wonderful it is.

Junkchiccottage said...

Paris is even pretty when it rains there. What great pics you captured. Love the shoes there. So much imagination to think of why they are there and who wore them. Very nice post. Enjoyed this so much.
Hugs,
Kris

Tamara said...

Isn't it funny how we expect our holidays to always be sunshine and warmth - yet some cities do rain beautifully - I agree with you, Paris shows us a different side of herself in the rain. thanks for sharing in Paris in July.

Curtains in My Tree said...


Oh I would still be day dreaming about Paris also If I had ever go to go over there.
I always enjoy your pictures and stories about your trip

Chatty Crone said...

Boy you had a great time in Paris. I remember when you were there. Sandie

Jeanie said...

Rick and I hung our lock on Passerelle de Solferino. We didn't know it was a bad thing at the time -- in fact, our Parisian friend suggested it and gave us the lock. I'm sure it's gone now and I know and understand why, but I still will always treasure that memory.

Deb Nance at Readerbuzz said...

We were in Paris in June and there were still lots and lots of locks on the bridge.

I love all these pictures. I feel like I've just spent a day with you walking around my favorite city. I especially love the photo you took of the Eiffel Tower in the rain.

Sarah said...

Rain or shine, Paris is always a good time, Linda. I'm so happy you got to make this wonderful trip. I love seeing your photos.

Cheryl Lawson said...

Hi Linda,
What amazing photos of Paris! They bring back so many memories. It's hard to describe the beauty of Paris to someone who has not been there but I think your photos come pretty close.
Thanks for sharing these. Cheryl

Vonlipi said...

What month did you go? I am looking into going in 2019.

love all your pictures....Paris is so beautiful!

Diana Petrillo said...

Your lovely photos brought back wonderful memories of my own trip to Paris with my son and husband back in 2010. I'm so glad you got to take this very special trip, Linda!!

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Susan Freeman said...

What a fabulous trip! So happy for you!!

Big Texas Hugs,
Susan and Bentley

Jann Olson said...

So beautiful! Oh how I hope I get there some day!!
hugs,
Jann

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Carrie @ Cottage Cozy said...

Just as I imagined it to be!

bj said...

OOO, what a dream to get to visit this amazing city in person.....

Shelia said...

Hi Linda! What beautiful pictures of rainy Paris! I hope you get to go back again sometimes. Thank you for understanding our move back. We do know God is leading.
Be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

The Liberty Belle said...

Lovely photographs. I remember a particular rainy afternoon in Paris spent sipping the richest and most decadent drinking chocolate I've ever had at a haven called Angelina's. Sunshine or rain, Paris is for me.

NanaDiana said...

Linda- What beautiful pictures AND even more beautiful memories. I love the one of the Eiffel tower shrouded in fog. Hauntingly lovely! I hope you have a great week, Linda. xo Diana