Some Parisian art of a different kind

Our fabulous European road trip has alas come to an end 😦 And boy, what an adventure it has been! We are tired and skint, but enriched and fulfilled.

The last leg of our adventure was spent in Paris, a sublime and truly romantic city. A perfect end to an amazing holiday.

We stomped around the city on the typical tourist trail and took in all the sights; The Arc de Triomphe,  The Eiffel Tower, Les Invalides, Musée du Louvre, Avenue des Champs-Élysées,
and they were all spectacular.

But, I will not bore you with pictures of those sights, oh no. You’ve seen them all before, right? You already know what they look like.

No, I wanted to share something a little different from the streets of Paris. Something wonderfully quirky and strangely beautiful….

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These two skeletons were on the pavement outside L’Hôtel national des Invalides. I love how the artist has used the street drains to make the skeletons ribcage. Genius!

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And this stunning piece was at the end of a side street near Centre Pompidou.

Magnificent.

I’m afraid that the next picture gives you a bit of in insight into my puerile mind….

Whilst gazing upon the beautifully sculptured Arc de  Triomphe, I became very distracted by one of the figures. It wasn’t because he was naked (I’m not that puerile!), no what distracted me was the need to answer the pertinant question that my mind just couldn’t compute; why would you wear a hat and boots but no pants?? it makes no sense!

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