Paris by Métro: Abbesses

Abbesses at a Glance Line=12 Arrondissement=18th Tip=Use the elevator.  There are a lot of stairs. Sights Within 1 Kilometer: North Mural of Je T’aime-52m Picasso’s Studio-300m Espace Salvador Dali-400m Moulin de la Galette-500m Renoir’s Home-500m Montmartre Vineyard-600m Square Suzanne Buisson-600m Musée de Montmartre-650m Au Lapin Agile-650m East Funicular-400m Place du Tertre-400m Sacre Coeur Basilica-550m West…

Village Montmartre

I’m becoming quite a Paris Walks aficionado.  This is my fourth tour, and not my last.  I’ve stayed in Montmartre before, but there is always more to be learned, and I enjoy increasing my brain power.  If you think to yourself, “I don’t like Montmartre.  It is so touristy and full of hagglers,” you are…

Evening Sky

Besides loving the early morning, I also love the light of the late evening.  I went with the sole purpose of capturing beautiful photos.  On my way I found 50 Euros!  I spent 10 of that on the Ferris Wheel in the Tuileries.  I know I will donate a little to the homeless man down…

Au Lapin Agile in Paris

Imagine Picasso, Renoir, and Modigliani sitting in the corner, sipping on a libation in this quaint little cabaret as they listen to music, poems, and possibly some dirty jokes.  Stepping into the red room feels like a different time and place.  Order your brandy and cherries as you see people trickle in.  Before you know…

Montmartre in Paris

Each city is comprised of unique neighborhoods that make up the identity.  I’ve always been fascinated by the qualities and quirks that each area has.  Someday I hope to write a book about the many neighborhoods of Paris and perhaps another on Venice.  How does the title, “Neighborhood Mosaic” sound? While you wait for my…