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  • The Rodin Museum in Paris

    written by elvismartinezsmith on 2011-06-17 #news
    The Rodin Museum in Paris

    The Rodin Museum in Paris is located at the 7th arrondissement. Of course, it mainly houses sculptures of Auguste Rodin (1840-1917). But the venue itself is a must see.

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  • Cité Durmar

    written by elvismartinezsmith on 2011-02-07 #places
    Cité Durmar

    Cité Durmar is a very nice, small, hidden dead-end in Paris. Accessible from the Rue Oberkampf through a door generally left open on week days.

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  • Le Dansoir in Paris

    written by elvismartinezsmith on 2011-02-06 #places
    Le Dansoir in Paris

    A nice ephemeral and atypical venue in Paris: the Dansoir on the National French Library square. The Dansoir is an ephemeral big top in Paris, on the square of the National French Library. It is mounted for 6 months each year, and welcomes many events from modern dance to concerts, theatre, or other art exhibitions. It was implemented a few years ago by a famous French choreographer Karine Saporta in collaboration with the city of Paris.

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  • Orgosolo VS the World Company

    written by elvismartinezsmith on 2011-02-03 #places
    Orgosolo VS the World Company

    Orgosolo on the island of Saridina (Italy) is a very revendicative village where more than 400 paintings cover the walls of the whole village, always with much social concern.

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  • Saint Vincent de Paul Church

    written by elvismartinezsmith on 2011-02-03 #places
    Saint Vincent de Paul Church

    Yes the Saint Vincent de Paul Church in Paris is on the same square as the Lomography shop, place Franz Liszt.

  • Weird Ideas Give Crazy Results: My Paperoid Technique

    written by elvismartinezsmith on 2010-12-22
    Weird Ideas Give Crazy Results: My Paperoid Technique

    Here is a preposterous way to frame your friends with a bit of originality and absolutely no money. Here's me and my friends having real fun with the Paperoids!!

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  • Paris' Petite Ceinture Abandoned Railway

    written by elvismartinezsmith on 2010-11-18 #places
    Paris' Petite Ceinture Abandoned Railway

    Petite Ceinture is an abandoned railway inside Paris that goes all around the city. It is closed to the public and sometimes hardly accessible so you normally cannot go there but there is such a crazy ambiance there that so very few people know about.

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  • Cube Houses in Rotterdam

    written by elvismartinezsmith on 2010-11-03 #places
    Cube Houses in Rotterdam

    Architecture rules volontarly broken make crazy cube houses in Rotterdam. The cube houses (or Kubuswoningen in Dutch) were built in 1984 by architect Piet Blom in Rotterdam and Helmond in the Netherlands. These could have been common houses if they hadn't been turned at 45 degrees and placed on concrete pylons!

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  • Paris Catacombs

    written by elvismartinezsmith on 2010-10-13 #places
    Paris Catacombs

    Paris catacombs touristic visits takes place in Denfert Rochereau. A nice occasion to shoot tons of skulls, bones in a very theatrical style! Paris catacombs are a must see in Paris underground! You might wait up to an hour to get your ticket inside, but it's definitely worth it.

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