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Snapshots

  1. demi-bus

    Snapshot Title: demi-bus
    Taken by: T. E. Smith-Lamothe

    Image: View from the Left Bank to the Ile de la cite, Paris, France April 2009
    Image Owner: T. E. Smith-Lamothe



    Description:

    fuel efficiency taken to extremes! half a bus = half the petrol!



  2. vigilant gargoyles

    Snapshot Title: vigilant gargoyles
    Taken by: T. E. Smith-Lamothe

    Image: View from the Left Bank to the Ile de la cite, Paris, France April 2009
    Image Owner: T. E. Smith-Lamothe



    Description:

    ever warding off evil spirits, the gargoyles of Notre Dame seem to have been effective, so far, as this enormous building in the heart of the city has survived wars, city-wide fires, floods, revolutio...



  3. belfry

    Snapshot Title: belfry
    Taken by: T. E. Smith-Lamothe

    Image: View from the Left Bank to the Ile de la cite, Paris, France April 2009
    Image Owner: T. E. Smith-Lamothe



    Description:

    Quasimodo's domain in the "Hunchback of Notre Dame" by Victor Hugo, first published in 1831 under the title of "Notre Dame de Paris" --- Victor Hugo never approved the English title.



  4. technology on the roof

    Snapshot Title: technology on the roof
    Taken by: T. E. Smith-Lamothe

    Image: View from the Left Bank to the Ile de la cite, Paris, France April 2009
    Image Owner: T. E. Smith-Lamothe



    Description:

    A high-tech antenna on a Beaux Arts-styled building.



  5. The River Seine

    Snapshot Title: The River Seine
    Taken by: T. E. Smith-Lamothe

    Image: View from the Left Bank to the Ile de la cite, Paris, France April 2009
    Image Owner: T. E. Smith-Lamothe



    Description:

    just a glimpse of river in the far distance where it curves around the tail end of the Ile-de-la-cite.



  6. a roller-blading policeman

    Snapshot Title: a roller-blading policeman
    Taken by: T. E. Smith-Lamothe

    Image: View from the Left Bank to the Ile de la cite, Paris, France April 2009
    Image Owner: T. E. Smith-Lamothe



    Description:

    the gendarme on wheels



  7. Tire

    Snapshot Title: Tire
    Taken by: Shadow Trixz

    Image: View from the Left Bank to the Ile de la cite, Paris, France April 2009
    Image Owner: T. E. Smith-Lamothe



    Description:

    A magic tire that jumps



  8. Tire

    Snapshot Title: Tire
    Taken by: Shadow Trixz

    Image: View from the Left Bank to the Ile de la cite, Paris, France April 2009
    Image Owner: T. E. Smith-Lamothe



    Description:

    A magic tire that jumps/