|The piazza in front of Notre Dame Cathedral|
where the colors of the trees are beginning to change in September.
|The sisters in front of Notre Dame|
|Sorbonne University. The French pay a ridiculously inexpensive amount of money to study here.|
|This is a statue in front of Sorbonne University. Students touch the gold shoes and wish for them to pass their exams and they do. Go figure.|
for the sunlight
to come in through the kitchen.
If you notice the different sizes of the windows,
there's a reason for that in the old times.
They used to tax you on your windows.
The bigger the window, the higher your tax.
|This is an old, small bookstore where Shakespeare used to live. They require him to work for free lodging. He can also read one book a day and he should write novels for the bookstore. |
the owner of this bookstore was Sylvia Beach http://www.literarytraveler.com/authors/sylvia_beach.aspx, who in the 20s, saw to it that James Joyce's "Ulysses" got published. Up to now, there are a number of transient workers there that work for the bookstore for them to live in one of the corner alcove that become bedrooms when the store closes.
|This was the apartment where Dante Alighieri, the Italian writer, lived. He also was a serious student of Christian theology in Paris.|