postcard from Paris | seagulls in a row

pigeons on Ile de la Cité (c) 2019 by David Ourisman, all rights reserved

I arrived yesterday morning in Paris. After a 30+ minute wait at passport control, I took a taxi to Hotel Lutetia, a newly renovated Virtuoso hotel on Boulevard Raspail on the Left Bank of Paris. Leaving my bags at the front desk, I went out to walk while the light was still good, just wandering through random neighborhoods until I reached the Seine.

Walking over the Pont Neuf (the oldest bridge in Paris), I came onto the Ile de la Cité. I was greeted by this row of seagulls sightseeing over the Seine. I snapped a few pictures and, as luck would have it, managed to capture a seagull coming in for a landing...

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