S: 2010 FRENCH OPEN
BC: Au Revoir | ~Until We Meet Again~
FC: FRENCH OPEN 2010 Karla, Jessica, Contessa, Karen, Nicole & Sharon
1: Bon Voyage | "Parle Vous Anglais???"
3: Vive la Paris!
6: Champ de Mars Park surrounding La Tour Eiffel | This
8: Only 549 steps to go! Climbing these steps was one of my favorite parts of Paris.
14: View of la Tour Eiffel from Place de la Concorde
15: 7th Arrondissement view of La Tour Eiffel
16: Parisien Parking!!! Too close, you think???
17: Petite and Grand Palaises and the streets of Paris!
18: $$$$ Margarita's $$$$
19: FOOD, FRIENDS & FUN
20: Day trip to Versailles
28: Arc de Triomphe | 5 Euro Foot Longs!!!!!!!!!
29: Napoleon Had this Arc commissioned to commemorate his victory at the battle of Austerlitz. Climb 284 steps to the observation deck on top showing beautiful panoramic views of the city
32: Notre-Dame Cathedral dedicated to "Our Lady" (Mary, the Mother of Jesus) only took 182 yrs to complete
34: Mary, the mother of God, is seen cradling him in the heart of the facade of this church. Below the circular center window are the 28 King of Judah.
35: Central Portal depicting the end of the world with Christ sitting on the throne of judgment, Beneath him are an angel and a demon weighing souls in the balance.
39: Notre-Dame's famous gargoyles represent souls caught between heaven and earth. They also function as rainspouts (from the same French root as "gargle") when there are no evil spirits to battle.
40: Sainte-Chapelle - Fait lux "let there be light." This 13th century chapel was built to house Jesus' Crown of Thorns (now housed at Notre-Dame) . It features 15 separate panels of stained glass (6,500 feet) depicting scenes from the Creation to Judgment Day. Built speedily between 1242 and 1248 for King Louis IX.
44: ~ Relaxing near the River Seine ~
45: Shakespeare and Co. Book Store. Meeting Place for Ernest Hemingway, James Joyce, George Bernard Shaw
46: Sacre-Coeur is a five -domed Roman-Byzantine-looking basilica which took 44 years to build (1875-1919) . The exterior is laced with gypsum which whitens with age..
48: Le Bateau Lavoir A former piano factory converted into an artists studio. Picasso lived and worked here.
49: Montmartre Walk
51: The Red Windmill -- Ooh la la!
52: We're finally here! Roland Garros will never be the same....:)
53: Famous Red Clay!
56: Girls rule!
57: Look, No Pants!!!
59: Boys drool!
60: Lovre | Musee du Louvre, Europe's oldest, biggest, greatest, and second-most-crowded museum (after the Vatican) housed in a 16th century palace with a 20th century glass pyramid
62: Tuileries Garden | Arc Du Carrousel
63: Arc Du Carousel
64: Venus de Milo | Queen For The Day! | That must have hurt! | Mona Lisa
67: Victoire de Samothrace, 190 B.C.