Help with Paris locations where am I ???
pdml at web-options.com
Tue Oct 20 19:27:58 EDT 2009
I knew I'd seen that place before.
It's in the Place du Pantheon and is the Mairie for the 5th Arrondissement.
I think you were walking on the pavement towards the rue Cujas, which runs
down the side, or possibly the rue Soufflot.
> > Working on my 2010 engagement calendar... using my photos
> from my 1981
> > trip and there are a couple of locations I'm unsure of...
> can you guys
> > help?
> > I know we were walking on the left bank not far from Notre
> Dame... and
> > I once knew what these buildings are but not anymore...
> > Of course I can just caption it "along a street on the left
> bank" but
> > I'd rather be more specific.
> > Now this one ... a story with it... I know I had just come from the
> > "Objets Perdu" place at
> > 36 Rue des Morillions... which I figured out from my
> journal notes as
> > I hadn't made any photo notes on this photo.
> > When I was in Paris it seemed everything was in a state of
> > and the objects in this photo looked like they were about to adorn
> > something..
> > http://tinyurl.com/ykn5hwm
> No idea where this is, but I had a pleasant time being a
> Googlemaps-flaneur trying to find it.
> > Yesterday I did some map questing and some street views in the area
> > and found this...
> > http://tinyurl.com/ykjsffm
> > So I guess I was at the Place Jacques Morette, non?
> > Don't know what the signifigance of the bull is...
> The bulls on either side of the entrance to the Parc Georges
> Brassens are apparently by one Auguste Cain, who specialised
> in animal sculptures. They used to adorn the entrance to an
> abattoir but were moved, presumably when you were there to see it!
> According to this site:
> the park is on the site of the former Vaugirard abattoirs,
> which seem to have been on a similar scale to La Villette.
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