Friday, 4 January 2013

♥ ♥ ♥ From Paris with Love ♥ ♥ ♥




Okay, if you're wondering how I did the hearts I just googled
 it and it's ALT and the 3 button on the numerical keypad :)
It's 4 in the morning in Singapore & my laptop is about to die.
Jetlagged and exhausted but I have some photos to share :)))
Overwhelmed by all your comment love and can't 
thank you enough!  I'm still away for another couple of
weeks but will repay the visits when I'm back into my normal
routine.  Have lots of news to share about what that 'normal
routine' will be next year but will share on that later...
Cami loved the baguettes straight from the boulangeries.
Chelsea just loved EVERYTHING about Paris!
Everywhere you turn there is beauty - right down to the
finest detail - just check out the texture on that lamp post!
It was VERY COLD!  We went on the top of an open topped
double-decker bus - what were we thinking?!?  We froze!!!
Travelling is tiring...
On the steps at Cartier.
On our way to the Eiffel Tower...
I loved being able to walk around everywhere
safely and without sweating!
 I would love to visit in the Summer too!
I can't wait to travel to France again - 
next time we will be staying longer!
The Eiffel Tower surpassed our expectations!
We ate Crepes au Chocolat - pancakes smeared with Nutella.

Goodness it was gorgeous!!
Hubby was not keen to add France to our itinerary
as he was concerned about the language barrier but
some very basic French got us by without a problem.
I'm so excited to scrap these photos!  The river Seine.
It was like Fairy Land!
I've noticed every truly beautiful city has a river running
through it - London, Dublin, Paris and now Singapore.

We didn't want to leave!
DEFINITELY going back as soon as possible!!
Notre Dame Cathedral.
Beautiful signage everywhere...
Amazing light in the Northern hemisphere.  Totally different
to what I am used to where skies are so bright!
The Arc de Triomphe - my personal favourite - I could
walk up and down the Champs-Elysees every day!!
I certainly have my scrap-booking cut out for me for 2013!
Caught this random moment and love the result!
Yes there were even moments of sunshine!
Paris has definitely been the highlight of our trip so far!!




39 comments:

Judith said...

Sounds like you're having a wonderful time

MARILYN said...

AWESOME!!!!! wow, I want to go to Paris, now, lol!!! Oh my friend you are having a wonderful holidays!!! Can't wait to see how you will scrap all these beautiful photos!!! Have fun!!! Miss you!!!xoxo ;)

Alison said...

Fab pics Helen...so glad you have enjoyed your trip!
Alison xx

Lizzy Hill said...

Damn it all, I'm turining green with envy just looking at these...it's my dream city. We stayed in Montmartre for 7 days, in an apartment, 2 years ago. I'd live there 6 months of the year if I had the chance, glad you loved it too....snaps are divine!!!!!!

Alia said...

Love!!!!!!

Lauren said...

Your photos look amazing! You have made me so jealous, my holiday photos don't look this good.

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

Ohhhhhh looks like an amazing trip! I loveeeeeeee all the photos!!!!

Kerryn said...

What an amazing holiday you guys are having. Such beautiful pictures!!

Violette said...

Your photos are beautiful Helen!

Mitra Pratt said...

I.LOVE.PARIS. Thanks for the stroll through memory lane. I spent 7 or 8 weeks there when I was in like 15 or 16 as my Aunt lived there with my Uncle. I agree, it's just a most beautiful city! And the bread is OUT of this world. Used to have a bagette with nothing more than cheese and tomato. I did not know the light was different than where you are, but I guess it really makes sense. And I must learn to appreciate being COLD!! LOL!

Mrs Frizz said...

w.o.w.s.e.r. loving your photos ... all. of. them ... only one thing missing thus far ... ummmmmmmmm ... that would be you!!!!

Heather Jacob said...

Oh Helen how I enjoyed browsing through these pics .... soooooooooooooo beautiful and love the arty way you took them . we are thinking of travelling to France, maybe this year but I really dont know how I would go on the flight 20 hours ????? have to be really prepared .... sounds awesome though xoxox

topkatnz said...

Looks like you guys are having a fantastic holiday:) I took having a river through your city as a given - never occurred to me that any don't!? Silly me! Not so handy come earthquake time though let me say.

Bernadine said...

I to took a open bus tour in London and froze my but off... We hopped on and off and sometimes just to go into a store to warm up. By the time we got to Buckingham palace we called it quits as we were frozen.

I also love the buildings and have loads of photos.

Carin McDonough said...

Wow Helen I wish I had your organizational skills! I have barely got a look in at blogs over the last few weeks and you are on the other side of the world and still managing posts! I just adore your photos they are all beautiful, you have a great eye for photography! I hope you enjoy Singapore and get a bit of rest! :)

Lynette said...

Your photos are out of this world;-) I would love to go to Europe, but would do it in summer.

Linda Eggleton said...

Sounds like you are all having a fabulous time! Loved looking at all your amazing photos...they are all fantastic shots, Helen!

juscrap said...

Your photos look amazing!What an amazing holiday you guys are having. hugs

Bellaidea said...

Helen, looks like you have fantastic time! So happy you have this chance to visit there. I only hope ...you have some photos of yourself too!

sandi said...

It looks like you're having a fabulous time! Wow what great pics! Can't wait to see some of these scrapped!

Keren Tamir said...

gorgeous pictures looks like Paris was divine!! enjoy Singapore and have fun with your scrappy friends!!

tania said...

oh wow helen!!! stunning photos! enjoy the rest!!♥♥♥

Evgenia Petzer said...

Gorgeous photos! I miss Paris #

Eila Sandberg said...

So happy you like Paris! and thanks so much for taking me to the places I've seen so many times, happy happy memories of our honey moon to begin with and many more visits since then. Oui, c'est Paris! don't go in July, go in May or June next time! have fun, enjoy, miss you darling! xoxox

yyam said...

Oh wow. Gorgeous pics Helen.

me said...

stunning pics!

carlies said...

thoso are so beautiful picture's PARIS is so beautiful there it for me 5 hour's away with the car.

Hugs carla

Heather McMahon said...

Helen these pics are amazing! You must be thrilled with them!
I just had to drop you a note to say congrats on your layout being published in Scrapbooking Memories - our favourite Aussie mag. Can't wait to see what you submit next - hope it's got a Paris pic on it!
Enjoy the rest of your holiday.

Ann Bright said...

Indeed Paris is some of the best place to visit. Paris is called as the city of love and romance, which you could find everywhere in the city. Wonderful points for couples, the mighty Eiffel Tower, beautiful and incredible architecture and above all the people at this place are so open minded, you would never ever regret visiting this place.

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Marjie Kemper said...

What fabulous pictures, Helen! I'm so glad you and your family are having such wonderful experiences together. Treasured times!

elainec said...

I wish I could be there, the photography is just so wonderful i feel I could be. x

Chantal Vandenberg said...

Amazing photographs Helen!!!! :)

Svjetlana said...

Gorgeous photographs Helen, I always wish I could move to the south at winter time, like a bird, LOL, but you made me think I should appreciate what I have, lol. Enjoy the rest of your trip, looking forward to see your photos from Singapore.

Kim Price said...

It looks like you have had the most amazing trip - lucky gal! I can only dream of doing this one day. Looking forward to seeing what you create with your photographs!

Karen said...

Love these photos Helen! I am hoping to visit Paris later in the year...I must get some tips from you!!

Sabrina Sulaiman said...

Another great post, you are so good in taking photos too Helen! Your photos are beautiful!

Leonie said...

Oh It looks so wonderful!! I want to go there...

Denise van Deventer said...

Awesome pics! You certainly take a good photo girl!!!!

Laurence said...

I'm so glad you liked it Helen ! Your pictures are beautiful, and I hope you'll come to France again. In the south maybe ?!