Friday, November 9, 2012

Manège du Parc - Parc de Monceau



Manège du Parc


This fascinating carousel in Parc de Monceau seems a bit lonely
 in the fading light of a gray autumn day



Parc de Monceau
Boulevard de Courcelles
75008, Paris
Métro Monceau


15 comments:

  1. Yes, it does, but such a delightful spot of color in a gray and gloomy day! Wonderful capture as always, Genie!! Hope you have a wonderful weekend! Enjoy!

    Hugs
    Sylvia

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  2. It sure does but it's still beautiful to look at with the lights on:)

    Have a great weekend, Genie! :)

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  3. I wont be long before a new day brings children and laughter to keep it company.

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  4. Such a nice shot! You really like the Parc Monceau!

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  5. I guess all carousels have to snooze sometime. It's a very sweet little one, isn't it, Genie!

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  6. You're right. there is a sense of melancholy here.

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  7. J'adore les carousels. Passe un beau fin de semaine.
    Erika

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  8. Not to worry. Little school children will be for a turn on "le manège" as soon as they come out late afternoon, if things have not changed in Paris... -- Veronique

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  9. It might be lonely but it still makes a wonderful photo!

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  10. Hello Genie:
    The carousel does have a wonderfully surreal quality in this fading light. Somehow, there is an air of sadness which is totally in keeping with the weather. A beautifully atmospheric photograph!

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  11. I can see one happy rider almost hidden on the right side near the center. Wonder if he skipped school?

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  12. It does—but I'm sure it sees lots and lots of petits Parisiens when the sun is up. It's a beauty!

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  13. Oh, it seems like one could ride into a magical alternate universe just by stepping on board...

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  14. It wants to have many children enjoy it! It's beautiful.. :) Carousels are meant to have many child friends or they are lonesome..

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Merci for your comments!