Though we travel the world to find the beautiful

we must carry it with us or we find it not

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Saturday, April 16, 2011

Sous Les Ponts De Paris.....

Beautiful Pont Neuf is the oldest bridge in Paris
with construction commencing in 1578.
I love to sit in one of the alcoves along the side
observing the comings and goings of river life
whilst humming in my head the lovely lyrics of the
song made famous by Dean Martin

"How would you like to be
Down by the Seine  with me
Oh! what I'd give for a moment or two
Under the bridges of Paris with you"

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Draffin Bears said...

Hi Dianne,

Such a perfect post and one I can relate to.
The Pont Neuf is so romantic and loved just walking along there.

Happy rest of the weekend

Sylvia K said...

Thanks, Dianne, for another beautiful post and photos of such wonderful places as the Pont Neuf! Superb! And they bring back lovely memories!! Hope you have a great weekend!


Roses, Lace and Brocante said...

Dear Dianne
Thank you for your lovely comment today! I've missed you all too, so it's great catching up on what you've all been up to.
I've just had an amazing chill out reading your posts over the last 6 weeks.
As you know Paris is 'the' destination for me and when I can't get there in person, the next best thing is your blog, for your incredible photos and stories!!
Viva "All Things French"!!!

Cezar and Léia said...

This old bridge is beautiful with those arches and I love the boats along, your composition is brilliant!

Food, Fun and Life in the Charente said...

What a beautiful post. Lovely photos and so romantic. Diane

Georgianna said...

Mmmm, sounds heavenly, Dianne! Even if I haven't made it there yet this year, your posts take me on a wonderful journey. Have a great week! xo – g

Africantapestry and Myfrenchkitchen said...

A lovely photo of the Seine! Yes, the romance of Paris is reflected in the waters that run under her bridges..

Chez Loulou said...

Beautiful shots of les péniches and les ponts with the Paris skyline in the distance.


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