Americans in Paris, 2002

This year Lalita made a trip to Paris as part of a tour group consisting of some thirty African American women from NYC. Steve and I took the EuroStar and met her and some of the members of her group for a day tour around the city of Paris.

(Click on the thumbnails to see full size photos.)

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This looks a little like 'Lalita visits the Land of the Giants'... Susan can only watch helplessly as Lalita is plucked from the courtyard outside the Louvre.
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Lalita and friends outside the Arc de Triomphe du Carousel
France, seated.
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Outside the Louvre in the blazing sun
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Louvre ceiling (detail)
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For the love of art

'La Joconde' - also known as the 'Mona Lisa'...

Leonardo Da Vinci

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...the most famous painting in the world!

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Lalita and friend Venus (not THAT Venus!)
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Venus and friends
Venus in profile
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Venus from all angles!
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Greek antiquities at the Louvre
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Another 'resident' of the hall
Wonder what they're looking at!
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Nancy enjoying a quiet moment
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Nancy at the Louvre
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Lalita and Susan
Susan and the Greeks
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Sculpture outside the Louvre
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The path between the two main parts of the Tuileries garden outside the Louvre
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Tuileries
Sculpture in the garden
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Another look at the Arc de Triomphe du Carousel
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The Tuileries garden is adorned with many large and beautiful sculptures
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The ferris wheel in the Tuileries
Another arc
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The Arc de Triomphe du Carousel (detail)
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A mime outside the Musée D'Orsay
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Self portrait of us in the queue outside the Musée D'Orsay
View from the queue
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A one-man-band, Paris-style!
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Inside the Musée D'Orsay; a view looking towards the clock in the former railroad station.
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The view from the inside the old railroad clock
Some of the ornamental work that decorated the old Gare D'Orsay railway station in days gone by
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Another ornament from old Gare D'Orsay
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The great writer Balzac by Rodin
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Some of the work at the Musée

 

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'Luxe, calme et volupté' or 'The Bathers'

- Matisse

 
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La Seine
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A view of the outside of the Louvre

All images are copyright 2002, Lisa A. Fagg. Please do not reproduce them without my permission.


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