Posts Tagged: street art

Groove

Seen on a side street off Rue Chabrol. Check out the fangs on the window sill.

Groove

Seen on a side street off Rue Chabrol. Check out the fangs on the window sill.

Elephants, no. Indian food and spices, yes.

A steady diet of baguettes, cheeses stinky and not, and the ubiquitous roquette (arugula) sometimes needs a shake-up. That’s when aromatic Indian foods call to me. Luckily, a short walk past this reworking of a public announcement leads to an

Elephants, no. Indian food and spices, yes.

A steady diet of baguettes, cheeses stinky and not, and the ubiquitous roquette (arugula) sometimes needs a shake-up. That’s when aromatic Indian foods call to me. Luckily, a short walk past this reworking of a public announcement leads to an

Pantin - Paris street art

Get outta Paris, but just a bit

Oh the plans I’ve made to explore France outside of Paris. Cycle the Loire, visit Normandy, finally go to Giverny. But once I’m in the city, I never leave. Parents of a friend, who live in Provence and travel all

Pantin - Paris street art

Get outta Paris, but just a bit

Oh the plans I’ve made to explore France outside of Paris. Cycle the Loire, visit Normandy, finally go to Giverny. But once I’m in the city, I never leave. Parents of a friend, who live in Provence and travel all

flash-dance

Two dancing figures have happily stripped off their clothes on a quiet side street near Gare du Nord. This exuberant piece of art is probably inspired by Tous à Poil!  a best-selling children’s book featuring illustrations of everyone from teachers

flash-dance

Two dancing figures have happily stripped off their clothes on a quiet side street near Gare du Nord. This exuberant piece of art is probably inspired by Tous à Poil!  a best-selling children’s book featuring illustrations of everyone from teachers

street art Baudelocque Paris

Animals on walls

Emerging from the metro at Place d’Italie in the southern part of the city does not inspire: huge buildings, a confusing traffic circle and a fast food restaurant or two. But the contrast, just a few blocks away, with the

street art Baudelocque Paris

Animals on walls

Emerging from the metro at Place d’Italie in the southern part of the city does not inspire: huge buildings, a confusing traffic circle and a fast food restaurant or two. But the contrast, just a few blocks away, with the

Spear-wielders

Anyone know about these spear-wielding guards on Rue Meslay near République? A man on almost every window stands watch on this building under construction.

Spear-wielders

Anyone know about these spear-wielding guards on Rue Meslay near République? A man on almost every window stands watch on this building under construction.