Photos from a brief interlude with my family in the city of lights.
Institut de France
The Eiffel Tower and views :
West: La Defense & Bois de Boulogne
Northeast: Louvre & Musée d’Orsay (& tiny bit of Notre Dame)
East: Champs de Mars & Monteparness
Southwest: Parc des Princes & Bois de Boulogne
Mont Saint Michel :
Chain used to pull water up the hill.
Wheel that the prisoners walked in, like hamsters, in order to pull the chain.
Contrary to popular belief, Mont Saint Michel is flooded by corn, not water, during the equinoxes.
Notre Dame :
Saint Chapelle :
Sacre Cœur :
Modern art exhibit in Versailles by Olafur Eliasson
The Seine :
The Opera House (or more specifically one room) :
Most likely the location of the batcave in Batman the Opera
Kusmi Tea (aka loose leaf heaven) :