Monday, March 01, 2010

Back to Paris


When I return from vacation I usually post a photo of La Tour Eiffel, but this time I decided to go East! This is La Seine, of course, and the bridge (the one you see a pedestrian on) is - as far as I remember because I'm not 100% sure... - la Passerelle Simone de Beauvoir, the latest one that was built over the Seine. Anyway, whatever bridge this is, this view is what makes you want to come back to Paris, no matter where you've been before!

33 comments:

  1. There's no place like home.

    I love the dark of the bridge and sky and the silver of the Seine.

    Welcome home, Eric.

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  2. Glad you're back and hope your vacation was refreshing! Thanks for all you do for all of us!!!

    Yes, it makes me want to go back - every single time I peek at your blog!

    Mammie

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  3. Wow, I so like when I feel the power of your words each time you do it like that. Maybe it is just a question of interpretation depending on what I'm taking through your caption, but that is not the first time I'm feeling that. This photo is a real invitation to come back Eric, even though with a vacation destination like you've had, I really would be reluctant to coming back! But I'm glad you'll be back and you'll provide us with the best information/photo as ever. My wishes concerning your flight are already posted (see yesterday post) but I can double them here. I wish you the safest trip back, for sure. Thank you for this beautiful photo. So beautiful.

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  4. Wow! I love the light, the composition, the layers, everything about this shot. Was expecting the ET for your return, but no disappointment! Hope your trip was wonderful, Eric.

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  5. A lovely photos with all that glorious light shimmering on the water. Perfect mystical haze in the background with the figure on the bridge in silhouette.
    Cheers.
    Melbourne Daily Photo

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  6. Welcome back home. Hope vacation was relaxing.

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  7. Beautiful shot! Beautiful Paris. Welcome home, Eric.

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  8. I just got on the computer and learned of a huge storm that beat up Europe. Thib noted it yesterday. I hope all is well. It reminds me of one of our tornado seasons.

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  9. Sounds bad for travel. Safe flight, Eric.

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  10. Gorgeous photo and beautiful sentiments (with which, of course, I am in full agreement!), Eric! I also really liked the Saint Jean-Baptiste de Belleville photo. Welcome home!

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  11. C'est fantastique! Beautiful shot, as always, Eric.

    Welcome home and I look forward to the next Tenin perspective!

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  12. Translucent and shimmery ~ pretty!

    I'm glad you're home again, safe and sound.

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  13. Eric, EVERYTHING makes me want to come back to Paris! As a friend described it yesterday, it's an almost painful longing. Your photos help to fill the gap!'Angela Bell

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  14. Lovely!

    I hope you had a wonderful vacation, Eric!

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  15. A beautiful image with the light beckoning. It must be so good to be home.

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  16. Just found your blog! It's lovely! I'm now planning my first trip to Paris... I will sure use your blog as reference! Thanks!

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  17. It might not be, but the shot makes me think of a warm day...


    Sean

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  18. Yes Sean, agree with you. I almost feel the urge to swim in this cool water (okay if not the Seine, let's imagine a warm sea or ocean!), and let the Sun rays (with a capital S, yes!) reflect to me while swimming. How relaxing...

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  19. It's so so beautiful. I remember when I first was in Paris and in the last evening before leaving I just cried, because it was so sad to left this wonderful city. I miss Paris, I miss the atmosphere, this language around me...I miss everything :(

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  20. I'm pretty sure this is not la Passerelle Simone de Beauvoir.

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  21. Splendid image of a wonderful view on La Seine, Eric.

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  22. This seems to be an all time favorite, Eric!

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  23. This is lovely Eric - the light is beautiful. Welcome home. But I've just read about the terrible storms in France (and Europe generally) -hope you are somewhere safe.

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  24. Cool photo! All silvery. That person's moving on the bridge, too!!

    So glad you got a nice warm rest, Eric, and that you get to come back to someplace you love. It always seems to me that people have places that suit them in a really organic way, not always the places they grew up or lived in, and it would be nice if everyone could find their spot on our little spinning ball. It seems you found yours. And we found you!
    Welcome home....

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  25. And isn't that what we all want to do??...Come back to Paris, that is..

    Welcome back from your exotic holiday..

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  26. Oops. I didn't see that it's actually two bridges. The Beauvoir in front and Pont Charles de Gaulle in the background. When I first looked, I thought it was all one bridge. Sorry about that.

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  27. The motion of the walker is perfect (and only one person on the bridge!), it gives the picture a sense of urgency and yet at the same time peacefulness with the river and sunlight.

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  28. Yes this lovely image makes me want to come back to Paris this very minute. Glad you are home safely Eric.
    V

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    Alan

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