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Louvre at Sunset

In Paris, admission to the Louvre is free of charge on Bastille Day. Here, once this sensory treat has closed for the day, and crowds have made their way home or to a cafe before regrouping for fireworks by the…

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Visions in White: Bridal Bridge

While I’ve recently published some images of French military members after this year’s  Bastille Day formalities, there was so much more to the day, including these happy young newlyweds crossing the city’s Pont des Arts following their ceremony. They were kind enough…

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Bastille Day: Military Bonhomie and Panache

  With this year’s Bastille Day just passed, here’s a collection of  some post-parade images. Some of the shots of troops relaxing were taken literally around the corner from our hotel, while others are the result of our stroll across…

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At Ease

Here, after Paris’ Bastille Day parade, these colleagues in arms relax while awaiting their ride.

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After the Parade

We’re back to early afternoon on Bastille Day. The parade is complete, and it’s time to relax.

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We were in Paris for Bastille Day 2014 and, post-parade, there were  displays of military pride and – this being the City of Lights – style in abundance. To our good fortune, the blocks around our hotel appeared to be…

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