Thursday, October 17, 2013

Ecole des Francs Bourgeois


Another door, I know! But it's so beautiful, I could not resist! It belongs to a school  - or rather a set of schools - called Les Franc-Bourgeois. I wish I could visit the insie one day, as, apparently, behind these doors, you can find L'hôtel de Mayenne, a 400 year old building where some of the most famous families of France have lived 

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  1. At the risk of saying 'Gorgeous!' too often ... it certainly is! I'm glad you give in to photographing such temptations, dear Eric.

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  2. Now THAT'S a door. I love that you just shot it straight on—fantastic composition, Eric!

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    1. And I hear you could soon see it for yourself!

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  3. Wonderful photo! I love that red door!

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  4. Eric, I want to frame all of your photos and --

    No. Really what I want to do is visit all the things you've shown us. I want to try those doors and see what's behind them. I want to witness a Paris sunrise through the archways of the Palais Royal. I want to be in the crowd on the Champs de Mars on Bastille day. All of it. All of it.

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  5. You could not have posted something closer to my feelings ! Not that this red door is not beautiful but the title inspires me so many pictures ... L'école des Francs bourgeois surely does a great job! This is as funny as weird. Discovering your posts always remains a great source of pleasure and will remain as long as you go on posting... The longest, the best :)
    Have a nice Thursday in a sunny busy Paris.

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    1. Merci Fleur! I was actually in sunny Nice today - and now I'm back in grey Paris!)

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  6. it is beautiful! & I couldn't help noticing your photos color combo; red, white & blue.
    : )

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