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January 2017 - Paris Panorama

Happy New Year and welcome to the January 2017 edition of our newsletter Paris Panorama!

Each month we feature an inspiring haiku poem by Anna Eklund-Cheong.  You will also find a photograph of Paris by Raye, our restaurant of the month with a link to the review, and an angel of the month by Rosemary Flannery. 

Bonne lecture!

 

Haiku of the Month

Photograph by Eric Hian-Cheong
Haiku by Anna Eklund-Cheong

 

Paris by Raye


Looking out to the New Year - Place de la Concorde by Raye

View more great photos by Raye here:  https://www.instagram.com/rayeimages/

 

Our Restaurant of the Month

Le Reminet
Photograph by Discover Paris!

Every time we dine at Le Buisson Ardent we always leave with smiles of satisfaction.  We returned there just recently and found that the food and service were as good as we remembered.

Follow this link and sign in to read our review:  http://www.parisinsights.com/restaurants.php.

 

Angel of the Month

Photograph by Rosemary Flannery
Author of Angels of Paris - An Architectural Tour through the History of Paris

In the winter, even angels get cold!  On the Fontaine des Quatre Saisons (Four Seasons Fountain),  Edme Bouchardon, sculptor to Louis XV, created four gorgeous young angels, each set in a niche and representing a season.  Winter’s angel pulls his cloak tightly around him; at his feet a goat symbolizing Capricorn and the shivery months of December and January.  The luminous stone is called 'pierre de tonnerre' or ‘thunderstone’; it is believed that it was formed from lightening hitting the soil in the Champagne region.

Fontaine des Quatre Saisons, 57 - 59 rue de Grenelle, 7th arrondissement, (Metro: Rue du Bac)

To learn about other angels of Paris, follow this link: Angels of Paris – An Architectural Tour Through the History of Paris.

Paris Panorama Newsletters for 2017