Monday, 2 March 2009

Postcards from Vienna to Paris, with Love


Bois de Boulogne papillon
Oh well, I'm lying.
What's a girl to do when she falls in love
with a
butterfly? **

Hermès Boutique
Am Graben 22

For my shopping expeditions to Hermès, **
I like to take the Blue Coach:
Great stowage space.
A pity, Louis Vuitton, ** over at Kohlmarkt 6,
can be accessed only on foot
(how rude! Let's hope they hand deliver my trunk!!)

Tea Light Macarons
Fit for a Ladurée Box? **

Crawfish Tramezzino
Zum Schwarzen Kameel **
Bognergasse
Crawfish speak French in my book.
New Orleans French, that is.

Plus:
Who would not love a restaurant
that keeps such pretty flowers on the tables?
Even on their kitchen window sills! **

May I point out,
that even though I found them in
Rome, **,
my sunglasses are from Paris?
It's not easy, escaping the French!


Agent Provocateur
Tuchlauben

I almost broke the window glass,
to find the right angle to be able
to bring you this image,
without running the risk of being arrested being censored. **

Demel's
Kohlmarkt

Everybody knows
that the croissant was invented in Vienna, non?
For this post, I'll let them pass
as Parisians. ;-)

Le Parfum
Petersplatz 3

ANNICK GOUTAL
Les Nuits d'Hadrien
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Clicking on the underlined words,
marked with asterisks,
will bring you more tales.
At your own risk, though. :-)

Photos first published
May 2007

12 comments:

  1. Wow! Every photo is put together so well---even the croissants that you had to work for the right angle. Now I have visited a few times I appreciate the postcards from your travels---wherever.

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  2. ParisBreakfast02 March, 2009

    That croissant looks utterly...irresistable!
    At a loss for words...

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  3. This made me miss Paris. I use to be an expat in Brussels and would go to paris all the time. We have only been back to the states a couple months and miss Europe very much.

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  4. Were croissants really invented in Wien? I mean, there's so many delicious Austrian breads that I'm not too surprised, but why the French name? Very interesting!

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  5. I have to say that everything looks wonderful but that crawfish sandwich is fabulous. I used to live in Louisiana so it brings back many memories.

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  6. Ahh...the joys of couch-traveling! Thank you again for giving me something(where) to daydream about :)

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  8. Congratulations on being a "blog of note". I spent time recently in Austria, but I didn't make it to Vienna unfortunately. Your photographs are lovely, just lovely. I've bookmarked you and am looking at you earlier posts as well.
    Cheers, Maggie

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  9. Lovely photos :) I am a fan of the food ones mostly! hehe.
    Hope you can visit sometime http://soshetellsyou.blogspot.com

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  10. LOve your blog, beautiful and pleasant things and the photos are sublime.

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  11. Love from Paris to Vienna!!

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  12. Oh, YES! Crawfish Tremezzino. That looks WONDERFUL!!
    ~Allie

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