Montmartre and the Luxembourg Gardens

Montmartre and the Luxembourg Gardens

We awoke on Monday to find Paris blanketed by a silver mist. Although it wasn’t the optimum weather for staying warm, we welcomed the perfectly diffuse light which only seemed to reveal the specular beauty of the buildings below it. Armed with our jackets (and a 5 euro umbrella) we journeyed up the hill completing the hundreds of steps necessary to reach the Sacre Coeur. From the terraces below the church, you can see out over all of Paris. Even though the misty rain covered much of our vantage point - it was still a beautiful and surprisingly calming vista. 

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