Just Above Sunset
June 19, 2005 - Summer in the City

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Our Man in Paris is Ric Erickson, editor of MetropoleParis. His weekly columns appear here and often in a slightly different version the next day on his site from Paris, with photographs.

Elsewhere this week Ric reports on the big event this week in Paris – see Paris News: Cruise, Holmes, Dump Cruz and Klein, Climb Eiffel


But to see what the week there was like?


"None of these go with exciting Cruise story and I don't - um, maybe I should - no - no photo of Tour Eiffel with circle around summit with text, 'Cruise proposed here, a bit beyond range of our paparazzi apparatus. Good luck, Katie!'"


"At the Parc Andre Citroen on a warm, warm Saturday afternoon –"

Parc Andre Citroen

"Stone repair to Pont Neuf ..."

Stone repair to Pont Neuf

"Another bright and hot day in Paris, on the '50-cent Tour' - Olympic rings (?) on the Opera steps, art fans frying at Cafe Marly, the desert of the Cour Napoleon.  From Wednesday, 8 June 2005 – "

Paris Opera, steps with smoke rings...

Art fans frying at Cafe Marly...

The desert of the Cour Napoleon, The Louvre, Paris


Paris jets...

Paris jets...

Photos and Text Copyright 2005 – Ric Erickson, MetropoleParis


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