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Strolling around Paris, with or without a poussette (child’s stroller), is absolutely one of the most satisfying activities to do, especially during long summer evenings with light in the sky until nearly 11pm.
Rue d’Alésia is a wonderful and vibrant street in the southern section of the 14th arrondissement. It helps as well that there is a new boulangerie right on the corner that sells amazing pastry as well as offering friendly bar/café service. I highly recommend wandering around the neighborhood when you feel like discovering someplace unfamiliar to you where you will find a brisk business at the nearby fromagerie and two large movie theaters to stop and relax.
Technical Details: iPhone 3Gs, Hipstamatic App, John S Lens, Ina’s 1969 Film. No post production.
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Clay McLachlan is a Paris-based photojournalist with a clientele that includes internationally acclaimed top chefs, resorts and restaurants. His work has been published in award-winning books you can learn about at Clay McLachlan.com. Clay shares a slice of life in France and beyond in a photo published weekly in BonjourParis.
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Eric Kayser’s New French Recipes
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Beyond the Bread Basket: Recipes for Appetizers, Main Courses, and Desserts
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French Cooking: Classic Recipes and Techniques by Hubert Delorme, Vincent Boue, Clay McLachlan and Paul Bocuse
Clay’s newest award-winning book with bonus DVD, Encyclopédie du Chocolat in French
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