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A large space which was occupied by the Saint-Vincent-de-Paul hospital until 2014 is – temporarily – occupied, with official authorizations and encouragements, by a number of social activities. Some of the buildings offer accommodations for needing people, for immigrants… but there is especially ...
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Close to “Porte-d'Italie' in southern Paris you can for a while find a building, originally white, now with a black painted facade full of origami birds. The building has been evacuated and will soon be demolished. “Mademoiselle Maurice” got the opportunity to make the – temporary - largest ...
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Bees seem today to have a better life in cities rather than on the countryside, - less insecticides… I found this happy bee, arriving, landing … and making its way to the centre of the beautiful flower. I saw this in the park Jardin Villemin, which you can find between the Canal Saint Martin ...
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Adolphe Thiers (1797-1877) was a young lawyer, writer, journalist.., very ambitious and with a wish for a political career. Without fortune, he was helped by his (older) wealthy married mistress, Eurydice Dosne. A marriage with her daughter Elise (16 years old) was arranged.
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Not quite every ear, but I have already reported on the “Fête de la Musique” a number of times, see here, here, here and here (and even here on my previous blog). So, I'm not going to repeat the history of this annual event when music is played in each corner, in each bar, on all the streets of ...
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The metro station “Louvre-Rivoli” used to be the major one for visitors to the Louvre. It's on the first Paris metro line, no. 1, created in 1900. Since the pyramid entrance with underground installations was created in 1989 it's rather the “Palais Royal – Musée du Louvre” station which is used ...
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The highest level of water supply per capita in Paris was actually reached during the Roman Gaul centuries (some 250 litres per person an day), then even higher than today (some 200 litres per person and day), but...the Roman aqueducts from the 2nd century were abandoned when new rulers arrived.
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Referring to my recent post about the Dosne-Thiers building - from the windows you have an excellent view of Place Saint-George. You can see the building where the famous courtesan “La Païva” lived for a while before moving to her fantastic mansion on the Champs-Elysées (on which I posted here).
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Iceland (population 330.000) reached the quarter finals in the European Football (Soccer) Championships, at present ongoing in France, after making draws against Portugal and Hungary and beating Austria… and England! Their quarter final against France was played Sunday evening, July 3 ... and ...
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This part of the Latin Quarter, south of the Pantheon (see previous posts), is in general less visited than the “Sorbonne area”, unless you are a scientific, professor, student… This is where you find a number of what is referred to as “Grandes Ecoles”, higher education establishments, ...
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The “Jardin de Plantes” is worth a visit for many reasons – its gardens, a number of museums, a little zoo… I already posted about it several times. If you look for a really peaceful moment I would recommend a visit to what is a bit separated from the rest, the Alpine Garden.
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Retired Swede, living in Paris since 1974.
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2 kids, 2 grandkids
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  • Handelshögskolan Göteborg
    MBA, 1967
  • Hivitfeldtska Göteborg
    1962
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