Friday, 15 March 2013

Bonjour Paris~

I recently had a short time in Paris and was kicking myself for not having brought a camera =_= I was only able to take photos with my camera (on instagram -cottonballcrusader- if you'd noticed~) But luckily, I had the opportunity to stop by again, with my camera in tow this time! However, being easily distracted and terrified of being pickpocketed (I had a bad experience once), I only have sporadic shots here and there as well as 3689 shots of the Eiffel Tower =P

I've never thought of myself as being an Europe buff, I love travelling in Asia and com'on I loveee Japan~ but Paris is truly a beautiful country and I am so so lucky to be able to visit without too much fuss~

On the way!

Tiny meal on board, tortellini with chicken and some greens (already eaten by the time I decided to take a shot lol)

At some point, frost started collecting on the window!
I took the RER train into Paris this time, for some reason I like how the platform looks....especially empty like this:
Arriving in town, we were pleasantly surprised to find that the apartment we'd rented was right beside the Metro station and just a walk around the block from the Eiffel Tower!! Oh my God! Super convenient!
En route to Eiffel~
Eiffel soon looms into view!
The weather this time was....a tad gloomy. And wet >_<
More after the cut!

Bicycles logos sure look slimmer in match their slender women I suppose~
Distracted by the river, I hopped over the road to take a look:


Back on track to Eiffel! The flowers were beginning to bloom and made for really pretty framing~

One of my fave shots of Eiffel that day! I only wish the flowers were pinker!

I call this Eiffel-porn =P It's such a breathtaking piece of architecture, it's hard to stop taking pictures of it...
From the Eiffel Tower, we decided that we'd walk to Champs I took my parting shot with Eiffel:
Arrgghhh Bedheadddd T_T I'd washed and blown my hair but the weather that day decided to wash and blow it again....*sigh*
Sneaking up on crows chilling by the river:
I like crows, especially the bigger species. They're so manly, caw-caw-cawing away lol

Damn Art Censorship
At the end of Champs Elysees, is the Arc de Triomphe/Arch de Triumph. Another breathtaking French monument..just look at it!
I regret that at this point it began to pour and we had to seek shelter in a cafe along Champs Elysees for a couple of hours....rather miserably damp >_< But all in all, it was still pretty damn awesome. I'd never thought I would ever visit Paris, and certainly not twice at short interval. A very short stay but still some great memories! (^___^)

Hopefully I'll have more time next time and be able to visit Versailles!


  1. hi there, great post about paris! would you mind sharing where you stayed near the eiffel tower? X

    1. Hi~ It was an apartment off airbnb, very clean and spacious directly across the road frm Bir Hakiem metro stn. Here's the listing: 

      Have a lovely trip! ^_^

  2. thank you very much for the website! it is amazing!!! it would be my first time visiting paris so i am quite excited, especially after seeing your pictures of the tower and the arc! ;)
    thanks again!!! xxx

    1. You're very welcome~ Paris is really beautiful so I'm sure you'll have a great time! =D Versailles is so gorgeous I practically drooled over the pamphlet lol

      Bon voyage~! ^_^


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