This is still one of the most beautiful buildings
in Paris, especially when it's all lit up
at night. Since the (not at all attractive, imho)
Opéra Bastille was opened in 1989, the
19th-century Palais Garnier now hosts mostly
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Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Parking is an issue in the Jordan neighborhood,
in Amsterdam—unless, of course,
you happen to be driving one of these cute
cars, which fits on the sidewalk and
is barely bigger than a bike.
[Linking back to Ruby Tuesday
and Our World Tuesday.]
Monday, October 16, 2017
I love this large mural, which I found in Paris—
don't remember exactly where it is,
but somewhere in the 3rd Arrondissement.
Also don't know what it means, but
I could come up with a couple of scenarios.
What do you think?
[Linking back to Monday Mural
at Oakland Daily Photo.]
Sunday, October 15, 2017
Saturday, October 14, 2017
Friday, October 13, 2017
You'll notice that these card players are in
a coffee shop but are not drinking
coffee. That's because it's one of those
Amsterdam "coffee shops" where
you go to smoke hashish. No, I didn't, but
I did get a little contact high walking
past and that was more than enough for me.
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visit James's meme.]
Thursday, October 12, 2017
There are signs like this on many of the
buildings in Amsterdam (often with
no words and probably dating
back to a time when many people
couldn't read or write).
I'm having a hard time translating this,
and finally decided it could be the
name of the proprietors, who specialized
in . . . laundry?
[Linking back to signs, signs.]