Paris Snow and Bus 69 at Dusk
It snowed on Wednesday in Paris, they said it would be worse on Friday! The snow melted instead. Scenes along part of bus route 69.
Paris Seine Flooding Routine and the Statue
An image on the front page of a Spanish newspaper showed the Seine flooding. This prompted a reader planning a Paris visit to inquire about the situation. Looking back at my photos from 2016, I had some evidence of the river a couple of days after its peak. Each year the Seine's waters rise, usually as snow melts and reservoirs flood. This year, the Seine seems to be flooding a bit early from heavy rains. The last record for flooding was in June 2016. Le Zouave statue on the Pont de l'Alma is one of the gauges used. Legend says: “When the Zouave’s feet are under water, the Seine is…
Iconic Paris Walk Along the Seine
Sometimes views only change with the seasons. I had to wonder how many times these same scenes have been photographed over the years. The scenes are iconic and never seem to be boring. We went for a walk along the Seine yesterday between Gare d'Austerlitz and Cathrédale Notre-Dame de Paris. We enjoyed a salad for dinner on the Ile-Saint-Louis with the sun setting. People were lined up at the Batobus* stop for Notre-Dame. Were they all in line for the sunset cruise? Not all could be accommodated, and they waited for the next one.
Photography Tour Ideas in Paris
A reader asked about photo tours in Paris with instructions after reading my article “Paris Photo Walk at Pont Alexandre III” Here are some of the companies in Paris. I also recommend checking TripAdvisor and MeetUp. Better Travel Photos (tours in Paris and London), 32 Avenue de Suffren, 75015 Paris, France Phone Number: +33 6 74 04 21 84 Paris Photography Tours, 25 Rue de Cotte, 75012 Paris, France Phone Number: +33 6 17 08 54 45 Photo Tours in Paris (various cities), 7 rue Valentin Hauy, 75015 Paris, France Phone Number: +33 6 40 14 84 49 Pictours, 5 Rue Joseph Granier, 75007 Paris, France Phone Number: +33 6…