The clear skies over the Tuileries Gardens in Paris formed a lovely backdrop for this white marble sculpture by Nicolas Coustou, La Seine et la Marne. The photo was taken on the Bastille Day weekend and the French flag can be seen waving above the treetops.
|La Seine et la Marne, Nicolas Coustou|
Tuileries Gardens, Paris
The waters of the Mediterranean Sea along the aptly named Côte d'Azur vary from tranquil turquoise to deep azure blue. I took this photo of a cruise ship anchored in Villefranche Harbour from nearby Cap Ferrat.
The intense blue of the sky in Provence really does live up to expectations. The photo of this old bell was taken in the hilltop town of Les Baux de Provence, in the Alpilles mountains of southern France.
|Les Baux de Provence|
The town of Villefranche-sur-Mer has a little sandy beach called Plage des Marinières where I saw this pair of colourful umbrellas.
|Beach Umbrellas in Villefranche-sur-Mer|
On my first visit to London in 2010 we encountered elephants on sidewalks and in parks all across the city. The Elephant Parade was an event designed to raise awareness of the endangered Asia elephant. This little guy was near Royal Albert Hall.
|The Elephant Parade in London|
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