After a lovely sunny weekend in Paris...the May day demonstrations and parades and lilies of the valley sold on the street corners. I'm going to be out of wifi range soon so here's photo highlights:
Everything was peaceful and holiday=like. The banner drapping the statue in Place de la Republique is from the Kurdish 'radical' party.
This is the modern left ---or so his sign says
My foray to the flea market at Batignolles...
Some Soviet flight helmets
In December 1941 this building, the former Hotel Imperator, was occupied by the German military and a bomb was thrown into the brasserie on the ground floor.