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Street Sculptures – Minsk


Trevi Fountain

Trevi Fountian

The name ‘Trevi’ means ‘three-ways’ and is said to refer to the junction of three roads on Piazza dei Cruciferi. There was also a famous Goddess named Trivia. She protected the streets of Rome and had three heads so she could see everything going on around her.  She would always stand on the corners where three streets met.

The Greek sea God Oceanus

 

The triton and the horse

 

Piazza di Trevi


Triton Fountain

Fountain in Rome

Triton Fountain


Tunnel Gianicolo, Rome

Walking around Rome

Tunnel Gianicolo, Rome


Florence at Night

 

View from Piazzale Michelangelo, Florence
Amazing view from Piazzale Michelangelo. The most remarkable attractions of the city Palazzo Vecchio, Florence Cathedral and Basilica di Santa Croce dominate on a city scape at night-time.


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Montparnasse Tower

Paris view from Montparnasse Tower


Pyramid

Moon Light Pyramid, Louvre

Glass Pyramid of Louvre


Le Grand Colbert


While being in Paris the restaurant Le Grand Colbert was chosen for the fortieth anniversary lunch. It is located on a quiet small street Rue Vivienne right behind Palais-Royal. To avoid crowd we decided to come there a little bit later than regular lunch hours. What a surprise was waiting for us? The entrance door did not have a handle to come in. I tried to knock, and then made a signs through the window to waitress to open the door, but no reaction followed. We were about to leave with a huge frustration. Suddenly the car stopped in front of an entrance and a young man with a bouquet of flowers came to the door. Somebody from inside opened the door for him. I asked this person if they are opened and work and had the positive answer. Then I told him they are in trouble because there is no handle that means no customers. 🙂 He was really surprised, apologized and invited us inside. From this point the rest of visit was amazing.
The restaurant is really inviting and homey. Soft light, comfortable couches and chairs, and nice staff made environment friendly and cozy. But the real pleasure came with wine and meals. Food was delicious. Desert impressed us totally. The restaurant is not pricy at all – reasonable money for the delicious food.
Now I understand why the movie “Something’s Gotta Give” used to make one scene in here.

 


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Rain in the City

Rainy day in Paris


Sainte-Chapelle


It was quiet Sunday morning in Sainte-Chapelle. The beautiful Gothic style chapel right in the middle of the island on Seine river (Île de la Cité) opened its door for the numerous visitors to enjoy the beauty and spiritual atmosphere of this holy place. The light inside was not so bright and colorful because of the cloudy day. However huge stained windows and rosettes created miracle feeling.