Sacré cœur

Almost one year later, on the other side of Earth, is a chilly but sunny afternoon near Butte Montmartre, in the northern part of Paris.

ImageThis is one of Paris’s most recent churches (end of the 19th), and also one of the most visited, probably right after Notre Dame. Its history, and the reasons of its building, is quite remarkable, for those who want to spend a few minutes procrastinating on Wikipedia.

SONY DSCRight at the bottom of the hill is a gigantic market for fabrics (not sure that’s how you say it): the Marché Saint-Pierre.

SONY DSCAll around the neighborhood you can find beautiful, sometimes peculiar, buildings, and paved (Parisienne) walkways.


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