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Photo Thursday: Paris Metro View

I always think of the Paris Metro as an underground system (with those classic Art Nouveau entry signs), but sections of the system run above ground . . . and some of those are pretty artistic. 
This station, near the Eifel Tower, frames a classic Paris streetscape with brilliant glass and guarantees a bit of blue sky every day!

Not a bad way to start any journey.

This is my contribution to Travel Photo Thursday at Nancie's Budget Traveler's Sandbox. Head on over and see what she's posted this week as well as links to images from her friends all arouond the world.

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At February 21, 2013 8:42 AM, Anonymous Leigh said...

I think if I was to return to Paris I would pick up on details like you've shown that I've missed in the past. You look at everything a little differently once you're into photography.

At February 21, 2013 8:51 AM, Blogger Jackie and Joel Smith said...

Had never thought of the Metro in that way before - nice photo.

At February 21, 2013 2:01 PM, Anonymous Debbie Beardsley @ European Travelista said...

Love the Paris metro!

At February 21, 2013 4:54 PM, Anonymous InsideJourneys said...

Wow, what a great shot! What line was this on?
You make me want to go back to look for some of these details.

At February 21, 2013 7:34 PM, Blogger Travel Gal said...

This was taken at the Bir Hakeim stop on the green line in the 15th arrondissement. We spent more time on above-ground lines this time, many of which looked very old (the Bir Hakeim station dates back to 1906), but were also rather elegant in an old-fashioned, neglected way.

At February 21, 2013 7:35 PM, Blogger Travel Gal said...

Yes, when you start looking at the world through a lens, you start noticing more details. . . or at least I did.

At February 25, 2013 1:11 PM, Anonymous Marisol@TravelingSolemates said...

Like you, I love the artistry in Paris metros! And I love your shot. Great composition and point of view.


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