Posts Tagged ‘Paris’

Sidewalk Cafes

Posted: February 7, 2017 in sidewalks
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Sidewalk cafes add flavor and color to sidewalks. They offer a good vantage point to see and be seen. Here is a sampling of sidewalk cafes from three cities.
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Sidewalk cafes are ubiquitous in Paris. The cafe in the first picture (top) is located next to the Seine, and the cafe in second (below) is located in St. Germain des Pres.

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The sidewalk cafe pictured below is located across from Philadelphia’s Rittenhouse Square.
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This cafe with built in seating is located in Warsaw, Poland.
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Parisian manhole covers

Posted: September 6, 2010 in manhole covers
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This manhole cover manages to be both a circle and a square.

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This one looks like an aerial map of a medieval city.

Another circle/square combination.

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Some sidewalks in Paris

Posted: September 5, 2010 in sidewalks
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Sidewalk along the Seine's Left Bank

A modern-loooking sidewalk cafe in St. Germain des Pres

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Free sidewalk toilet

Gas stand directly on the sidewalk in Montmartre, near Pigalle

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Horseshoe-shaped tree box. The tree is at street level.

 

Abandoned bicycle near the Picasso Museum.