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Paris under threatening skies in August

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These Paris pictures may seem to have been taken in the off season, but the weather in August of 2006 was extraordinary--after a long stretch of heat, Europe suddenly cooled, leaving Paris with threatening skies but reasonable temperatures, perfect for photography.

Here are the Paris pictures that really say "Paris" to me. It's not just the monuments, Paris is really all about the people who inhabit the City of Light.

I hope my Paris pictures show you Paris in a new light, and will entice you to take a trip there sometime soon. You'll see by the pictures, Paris has been spiffed up, and I have to admit that my 2006 trip was the best ever--for food, pictures and fun.

Click each Paris picture to see it full size (well, larger anyway).

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balls, palais royal, gardens, picture, paris pictureParis Picture: Reflecting Balls in the Palais Royal Gardensparis, louvre, pyramid, picture, paris picture, clicheParis Picture: The Louvre Pyramidparis picture, bridge, river, sceneParis Picture: Paris River Sceneparis picture, gargoyleParis Picture: Gargoyle Woman--Only in Paris
paris picture, luxembourg gardens, sailboatParis Picture: Children Playing at the Sailboat Fountain - Luxembourg Gardensparis picture, giant head, picture, paris photo galleryParis Picture: Giant Head and Churchparis, picture, opera, paris pictureParis: The Operaparis picture, statuePicture of a Paris Statue with Pigeon
paris, picture, brasserie, night pictureParis Picture: Brasserie le Musset at Nightparis picture, brooding skyParis Picture: Paris building with brooding skynight photo, paris, cafe, bar, night pictureParis Photo: A Paris Cafe and Bar at Nightparis, seine, eiffel tower, picture, paris pictureParis Picture: View of the Eiffel Tower from a bridge over the Seine
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