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10-11-2010 08:34 PM

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Montparnasse Cemetery – Paris
Spend a few hours today relaxing, in one of my favorite spaces

Do not worry, this is not a grave photo safari!


Tour Montparnasse.


Ohhh yes – and a vitage architect in Paris!



<small>Vis stort kort</small>



Hope the pictures can open some eyes, my eyes were all open,_

Best thoughts,

MaFe

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.


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#1 posted 10-11-2010 08:42 PM

Merci bien !

J’aime beaucoups Paris, et je me souviens très bien cet place !

Thanks much !

I like Paris very much, and I remember this place very well :-)

-- -- Neil

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#2 posted 10-11-2010 08:44 PM

you’re killing me here… I really should go back there sometime for a visit.

Thank you!

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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#3 posted 10-11-2010 08:45 PM

what vitage….LOL

thank´s for sharing Mads

Dennis

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#4 posted 10-11-2010 09:09 PM

Mais laquelle de ces statues est fait de bois? :-)

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#5 posted 10-11-2010 09:22 PM

Yes, and if none are of wood, where does Paris hide all the statues carved from wood? Mads, you need to get those feet moving to find them in that incredibly beautiful city!

maybe to steer you in the right direction… try the Zadkine Museum

Nice pics… wish I were there now, with this wonderful weather.

Best regards…

-- Rick, south Sweden

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#6 posted 10-11-2010 09:52 PM

you are killing me too
(could I live many lives…)

-- Antonio

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#7 posted 10-11-2010 09:58 PM

MY son Ewen and his californian American girlfriend Marion are in Paris right now .I wonder if they go there? Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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#8 posted 10-12-2010 01:01 AM

I have traveled quite a bit in Europe and the far east. However, strangely, I have not been to France yet. It’s time to change that.

-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.

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#9 posted 10-12-2010 06:40 AM

Wonderful tour I really dug it.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#10 posted 10-12-2010 08:24 AM

I love old cemeteries, they can be very interesting places, full of history.
Love the photos

-- Theresa, https://sites.google.com/site/tmj65treasure/

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#11 posted 10-12-2010 10:20 AM

I love your mini shower. or is this the start of a new French Rain Forest.
But you should take your hat off.
Thanks for sharing.
Jamie

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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#12 posted 10-12-2010 10:29 AM

Hi every one,
I’m happy the pictures brought some memories back, and some travels in mind – that was what I hoped for.
Jamie, it’s the water spots in Paris, where you can go and drink a little water if you need. I love this idea, and that it’s four beautiful woman dancing around you as you drink, dont make it less interesting.
The hat, I take it of for you!
Best thoughts,
Mads

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#13 posted 10-12-2010 12:34 PM

My favorite is the guy with his hands over his face- anguish or shame? No offense but I really hate the dead Jesus one. That always grosses me out. This was a nice sampling of cemetary art. :) Thanks Mads!

-- Homer : "Oh, and how is education supposed to make me feel smarter? Besides, every time I learn something new, it pushes some old stuff out of my brain."

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#14 posted 10-13-2010 03:28 AM

This-reminds-me-of-a-trip-I-took-to-Savannah-Georgia.
In-the-old-town-historic-district-with-its-cobble-stone-streets-and-at-every-cross-street-is-a-square-with-statues
and-plants.
The-huge-his
The-cemetaries-were-beautifully-landscaped-with-magnolias,flowering-shrubs-and-huge-oak-trees-with-spanish-moss-hanging-down….
Headstones-that-were-carved-hundreds-of-years-ago…Fastinating!

-- Terri, Rocky Mountain High Colorado!

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#15 posted 10-13-2010 09:52 AM

Rivergirl, yes he is really scary, it was why I brought him along, as a contrast. He was so cold and suffering on that cold stone, and with the hole in his chest. I still have a hard time to understand why we want to remember him like that! I would love to see a warm hearted man sitting at a table with others telling storys – but the church want’s us to remember only the suffering part – why? I know people who suffered a lot, but I always remember them for the god, perhaps I’m just a hopless optimist…
Terri, It sounds so beautiful.
Best thoughts,
Mads

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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