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Paris in HDR

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Paris view from the Westin

Evening view of the Eiffel Tower, Tuileries Garden and Place de la Concorde from the Westin Vendôme.

After two days of non-stop activities including an evening tour at the Orsay, a baguette class at La Cuisine Paris, a treasure hunt in the Louvre which was followed by another adventure with Kasia’s Mom at the Fragonard perfume museum and drinks at Verjus with Lindsey, Daisy and Kasia (plus her mom and hubby) our third day in Paris was devoted to just taking in Paris with no agenda.

We were traveling with one of my husband’s friends who had not been to Paris except for a very brief business trip, so we wanted to spend some time showing him the sights. The weather was cloudy and cool which made for incredible for photos. Mr. Misadventures decided to play around with HDR and I think the results are pretty amazing.

We took the Batobus which is a boat service on the Seine River with 7 stops. Unlike most of the bateaux mouches, you can hop on and hop off. Here is a shot from the boat of one of the many beautiful bridges.

Paris-Bridge from La Seine

Approaching Notre Dame…

Approaching Notre Dame

Later on land near the Louvre…

Paris near the Louvre

Wandering the streets

Paris-Neighborhood

Wandering in the Marais. This is the Hôtel de Sully is a hôtel particulier, or private mansion open to the public.

Paris Hotel Sully

After brief showers, we return to the Westin to dry off and were treated with this magnificent view.

Evening view of the Eiffel Tower, Tuileries Garden and Place de la Concorde from the Westin Vendôme.

View of the Eiffel Tower, Tuileries Garden and Place de la Concorde from the Westin Vendôme.

When I looked at my pedometer at the end of the day it showed we had walked for twelve miles! It was a wonderful day with no plans that was simply filled with taking in Paris.

What about you? When you are traveling do you ever plan days with no plans at all?

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MeltheCrafter

Wednesday 7th of October 2015

Beautiful photos, such a beautiful city!

Milena Yordanova

Friday 21st of August 2015

Stunning photos! I love walking around Paris without any plans. In this way you can discover new off the beaten path places.

Andi Fisher

Saturday 22nd of August 2015

@Milena, totally agree!

Adelynn Lovellette

Thursday 12th of February 2015

I'm so envious of you! Your pictures of Paris are spectacular!!

Andi Fisher

Monday 16th of February 2015

@Adelynn, thank you so much, my hubby took most of the photos and he has an amazing eye!

Julia Rose

Saturday 24th of January 2015

What beautiful pictures!

Andi Fisher

Saturday 24th of January 2015

@Julia, thank you, my hubby will be very pleased! His own site with portfolio will be up soon, I am so excited for other to see his photos too!

Mish L.

Thursday 11th of December 2014

Beautiful view I love how it still keeps those old buildings. It's just amazing how long it's been there. I love France<3