Thursday, January 14, 2010

Winter at the Hotel de Ville







Today I only left the apartment for a short while. Mary G and I were suffering from a stomach bug , so I don't have hot off the camera shots for you today. Instead, a look at the fun going on at the Hotel de Ville ( Paris City Hall). A large temporary skating rink has been installed and a gorgeous carrousel as well.


UPDATE: We decided to get out tonight and took a cab to la Tour Eiffel, and I got a few decent shots. I'm adding one for your viewing pleasure!

15 comments:

Harriet said...

La Tour at her best. Great shot.

Looks like everyone is having so much fun skating......... so glad we're NOT to have freezing temps tonight! We've had enough of this cold weather and are looking forward to more moderate temps.

♥ Eiffel Tower Suzy ♥ said...

EIFFEL TOWER!
EIFFEL TOWER!!
EIFFEL TOWER!!!

Louis la Vache said...

This Hôtel de Ville is for the entire city - but each arrondissement also has its own Hôtel de Ville as well.

The skating rink comes out each winter.

Katie said...

Bummer about your stomach bug; glad you got out for a few fabulous photos of the Tour Eiffel. What fun to ice skate at the Hotel de Ville!

Virginia said...

Suzy,
I've been waiting all week to hear you say that! :)

Shell Sherree said...

Beautiful, all of them! Sorry to hear about your tummy bugs ~ hope you're sparking on all cylinders again tomorrow!

Laurent said...

Soory to hear about your stomach bug ... too many restaurants ??? I hope you last days in paris will be fine and congrats for the great pictures posted today.

Jilly said...

Gorgeous pics as usual. Hope you are feeling better.

Maya said...

Wonderful shots! Sorry to hear about the tummy bug. I hope it goes away quickly!

Petrea said...

Viewing pleasure it is, V. Sorry about your bug. I hope it goes away fast so you can enjoy every minute.

Virginia said...

Merci everyone. We rallied like the Parisian troopers that we are and did Pere Lachaise and a lot more today. Time to pack. I'm very sad.
V

Daryl said...

I swear there is no bad time or angle for that structure

Starman said...

Le manège has been there forever. At least, since my first trip in 1999. Hope your tummy is feeling better today.

Barb said...

Great pic, hope you guys feel better soon....Barb

TheChieftess said...

Glad to hear you're on the rebound from the tummy bugs!!! Love, love, love the Eiffel tower shot!!! And how fun to ice skate in front of the Hotel de Ville!!!