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Of Rivers and Rooftops: This France that money cannot buy

April 22, 2019

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As flames consumed its spire, I thought of Notre Dame as a pyre.

What greater destruction could have been construed, so deeply embedded in the symbolic soul of Paris? What more sumptuous a sacrifice could be offered? What more deeply marked Easter, with resurrection now...

September 1, 2017

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40 unique dawns in Paris, captured between 4am and 7am during the summer of 2017. The succession of photos moves from earliest to latest, and covers the bridges of the Seine from the Pont de Sully to the Pont Alexandre III.

December 13, 2016

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Carsten Sprotte, founder of Paris-Sharing, talks about what inspired him to produce the video "Sympathy".

April 22, 2015

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A couple of years ago, we came up with this baseline for the new Paris-Sharing.com website: “Stay Enchanté !” It was a bilingual play on words and on rhyme. “Stay” is both a noun and a verb in English, and “enchanté” means delighted in French (unless you prefer to imag...

June 7, 2014

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Paris will set your love free!

Millions had flocked from the four corners of the world to seal their love on a Paris bridge. It was like a pilgrimage, in a society increasingly devoid of rituals. It was marvelous, in a way, to imagine such a concentration of love in one...

June 13, 2013

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This year's exclusive and secretive white dinner had thousands flocking to the Louvre courtyard, only announced as the final location around 8:30pm. After a raining day that threatened the event's feasibility (imagine trying to pull together thousands of white umbrella...

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