This was back in 2011 in Paris. I was there at the height of the Arab Spring and also interestingly, during the emergence of French far-right parties in mainstream politics. I do not have much or anything new to say. It is late here in Kuala Lumpur, six or seven hours ahead of Paris. Yet, […]

I took me awhile to decide whether I should post this photo up. I snapped it back in January this year when I was lingering in Paris for a number of weeks, possibly on a painful but necessary fool’s errand. I had to do it in order to move on. So, this is five months […]

Oh boy. It is the end of the first quarter. When I opened up this photo of mine just now, I started to realize how quickly time flies. I took this shot nearly 2 months ago. The speed at time passing me by scares me. This is the stairwell of the Arc de Triomphe in […]

[2337] Bent

This is at top of Montmantre and in the background is Sacre Coeur. I was told that there was a rivalry between the Eiffel Tower and Sacre Coeur. I am unsure if it is true but I am inclined to believe it. As the story goes, both the Eiffel Tower and Sacre Coeur were completed […]

I have been to a number of cities with superb rail networks before but I hardly took any notice of them. I simply took the convenience that came along with them for granted. I have come to conclude that any good big city will always have a good rail network servicing the city and its suburbs. […]

[2317] Of lion at the Arch

The lion does not have the courage to cross the roundabout of gargantuan magnitude encircling the Arch. He prefers to stay on the other side close to the Champs-Élysées, he tells me.

In the background is the Louvre.

This is the Avenue de l’Opéra in Paris. I was so excited about photographing this street that I was late for two appointments with two friends in Paris. I still regret about being late.

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