Paris 24h, what a wonderful Saturday

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A stop for fuel: diesel for the bus, coffee for the group members :)

End of September last, as part of a class in digital photography, I went to my beloved Paris for some sort of a field trip. Under the title 'Paris 24h', we were going to capture the life and beauty of the city, in 24 hours. To achieve this, we left on a Friday night around 23:00h and returned to The Hague the following Sunday at 23:30h. So in fact, we spent 48 hours to capture the life in 24.

 

Ever since then, I've been trying to write an appropriate story about our experience. Up to this day I have been unsuccessful in coming up with a description that does justice to the adrenaline, the awe, the overwhelming sensation and all that was part of our 'Paris extravaganza'. Yet somehow, I feel a need to tell the story that goes with the photos. I want to share the deep love I feel for this city, its architecture and its inhabitants. I want to tell you about the sleepless VIP bus ride (that wasn't so VIP), the room switches made at the hotel, the places I've eaten, the people I've met, friends I've embraced, the sights I have seen, and so on, and on, and on…

 

However, words are inadequate to describe the explosion of joy I always feel when in Paris. All I can do is; let the age-old adagio of 'pictures paint a thousand words' be true, and let the photos speak for themselves.

 

Have fun while touring Paris through my photos :) I did my best to put them in chronological order.

emmllerg says:
Enjoy your next vacation to Paris
Posted on: Jun 02, 2013
nsolai says:
great pictures....
Posted on: Mar 21, 2009
Sweetski says:
Wow Julie, thank you so much for your compliment. It was my pleasure to share these photos. As you will understand, Paris is my favourite city, so it wasn't hard at all.

Paris in spring is beautiful. You're a lucky girl :) Are you going by yourself or will you be travelling with others?

Anyway, have lots of fun! :D
Posted on: Jan 11, 2009
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photo by: Sweetski