Detours by Deepali

Every now and then, go down a different path

Category Archives: paris

One Shot, Two Ways

My favorite art and architecture of Paris come together in this one shot, two ways. See more shots in two ways here.

August 9, 2013 · 10 Comments


“One thing I’ve learned about art is that, it’s not perfect. It doesn’t have to be a flawless masterpiece. I’m not perfect, we’re not perfect… but right here, right now… … Continue reading

July 27, 2013 · 7 Comments

Photo Challenge: Love

“If music be the food of love, play on..” ― William Shakespeare, Twelfth Night. See more love here.

January 25, 2013 · 7 Comments

He passes through walls!!

Le Passe-Muraille (the Passer-Through-Walls) by Marcel-Aymé in Paris.  Le Passe-Muraille is the title of a story by Marcel Aymé about a man named Dutilleul who discovers that he can (you guessed it) walk … Continue reading

December 21, 2012 · 17 Comments

The Red Mill

Moulin Rouge literally translates to the red mill. Why? Because it was just that: a huge windmill painted red. As I came out of Blanche metro station, I could see … Continue reading

September 8, 2012 · 8 Comments

Photo Challenge: Near and Far

“It’s pretty far, but it doesn’t seem like it.” See more entries for the Weekly Photo Challenge: Near and Far here.

September 7, 2012 · 24 Comments

Silhouettes of the glass pyramids

The Pei Pyramids in Paris had created quite a stir when they were commissioned in 1984. Some find their modern edifice rather odd in front of the Louvre Museum with … Continue reading

August 24, 2012 · 26 Comments

Photo Challenge: Fleeting Moment

Here are some of the fleeting moments that I could capture of the street life in Montmartre, Paris. Montmartre is to Parisians what the village is to the New Yorkers. … Continue reading

June 29, 2012 · 8 Comments

Photo Challenge: Friendship

“It’s the times we’re so crazy, that people think we’re high. It’s the times we laugh so hard, we can’t help but cry. It’s all the inside jokes and ‘remember … Continue reading

June 8, 2012 · 16 Comments

Cruising the Seine

Loved cruising down the Seine in Paris one warm evening as the sun shone and thoroughly enjoyed the changes of color reflected by the water as my little boat passed … Continue reading

June 7, 2012 · 4 Comments

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