I don’t find my neighborhood as picturesque as, say, Montmartre but if I venture a bit out of my part of the 12th I find interesting things to photograph.
This day as I started out it was raining. When it stopped, the streets were washed clean and the sun actually came out.
There is a shop on Rue Faubourg Saint Antoine that sells middle Eastern things mostly. I buy a mix of spices there called Ras El Hanout for a chicken dish I make. It’s a lot less expensive than grocery stores.
Preserved lemons for making tagines among other things. It only cost one euro for one container.
I was waiting for the bus back home, just looking around enjoying the architecture. I love this style, or mix of styles I should say.
Pretty roses for sale at a florist.
This makes me want to go in for a drink. Very inviting.