Wednesday, September 25, 2013


We didn't have a specific destination in mind when we left our apartment around noon today.   We walked east to Belleville, a gritty working class neighborhood noted for its graffiti art.  We ended up at a cafe called Biarritz where I ordered what was listed as filet mignon of pork with mushrooms and Bill ordered a salad de terroir (related to a sense of place).  We were both happy with our meals even though Bill's salad had some unidentifiable ingredients.

We had a few afternoon errands to take care of, so returned to the apartment and didn't leave again until early evening.  Again without having a specific destination in mind we walked roughly west.  We found this.

Continuing southwest we came across the ornate headquarters of the BNP Paribas bank.

After a short distance we reached the Opera (do you think it's ornate enough?) where we hopped on the Métro and returned home.

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