Posts Tagged With: Notre Dame

PARIS: PLEASURES, PASSIONS AND PERAMBULATIONS – EIGHT

 

“Walking is also an ambulation of mind.”

 

~ Gretel Ehrlich ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of my time-worn sandals taken in Paris in May 2018.


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GARGOYLE

 

 

“Why was I not made of stone like thee?”

~ Quasimodo ~

 

 

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Digitally created oil painting created from an original photo taken at Notre Dame in Paris in May 2012.


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REINFORCEMENT

 
 

 

“When we blindly adopt a religion, a political system,
a literary dogma, we become automatons.”

~ Anaïs Nin ~

 
 

 

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Detail photo of a portion of the West Front of Notre Dame taken in Paris in April 2008.


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THE ELEPHANT OF NOTRE DAME

 

…tucked between les Chimères, you can see him leaning rather nonchalantly on the balustrade of the inner south face of the north tower…

 

 

000 the elephant of notre damePhoto taken from the Galerie des Chimères, the colonnaded gallery between the Towers of Notre Dame in Paris in July 2013.


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THE RETURN

 

…and this too shall pass…

 

 

000 the returnThe sun shining on the flying buttresses of Notre Dame. Photo taken in Paris at the end of August 2015.


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QUASIMODO’S PERSPECTIVE

 

Though he no longer rings the bells…Quasimodo’s poor spirit still looks down from the tower as an unending stream of tourists shuffles past…

 

Quasimodo's PerspectivePhoto taken from the South Tower of Notre Dame in Paris in May 2013.


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