Wednesday, 25 July 2012

Don't Forget Your (Head)Scarf

Paris iPhone Photo Chronicles
~ Don't Forget Your (Head)Scarf ~

Don't Forget Your Scarf, originally uploaded by Paris Set Me Free.

BONUS: For Street Photography Fans!

Nine little steps which have seen the final steps of so many, just before meeting the chilling M. Guillotine in person, far too close up and personal.

You can find them in Le Buffet du Palais de Justice on Ile de la Cité. The steps would be lined with 'admirers' who would pelt the condemned with rotten vegetables to make their final moments just a little less pleasant if possible.

They'd be coming out from the terrible Conciergerie where only the well-off could avoid filthy and rat-infested cells - oubliettes, almost - by dispensing their worldly wealth on a private cell and reasonable bedding and food.

Nine little steps which you can still stroll down if you visit the Sainte-Chapelle and hang a left just before leaving the front courtyard of the Palais de Justice. If you're not sure where they are, just follow the chill wind you can feel suddenly blowing around your neck and watch your back, just in case...

And why not...
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