July 24, 2017

Above: On the Pont Neuf are 381 mascarons (stone masks), each being different. They represent the heads of forest and field divinities from ancient mythology, as well as satyrs and sylvains.
But legend has it they are faces made by drunk people at a party held by King Henri IV.

1 shows Place St. Michel, the starting point for the Sandeman tour for Al, Debra and myself.

2 is looking over the Seine River towards Notre-Dame de Paris Cathedral.

3 is the Palais du Justice and Saint-Chapelle.
4 has more of the stone masks on the Pont Neuf.

5 is the Square de Vert Galant on the western tip of the Île de la Cité.

6 is the east entrance to the Louvre.

7 is a view in the Jardin des Tuileries.

8 and 9 are views within Place Dauphine on Île de la Cité.

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