pique-niqueing & pétanque

IMG_2670 2When the sun comes out, so do the Parisians. On a recent spring-like day, moods were high and there was a lightness evident in the air. Now this is what spring is meant to feel like! My Italian and I joined a group of friends at the gardens of the Palais Royal for my favorite summer pastime, le pique-nique. It was here too that I played my first game of pétanque, the famous French sport so often played in and around Paris. Immediately I took a liking to this game of ball throwing, even winning a few times. Perhaps the champagne helped!

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It was beneath these blue skies that once again, I felt lucky to live within such immense beauty.

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On the way home, a little surprise in the form of fashion to end a well-spent day, la vie parisienne.

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6 Comments

  1. What a beautiful city you live in!

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  2. susan April 13, 2013

    Your first pétanque game, wow…a classic!

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  3. Sweet Freak April 13, 2013

    Jalouse! Enjoy every minute and ounce of that city, mon amie!

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    • Kasia April 21, 2013

      I will enjoy Paris as you enjoy NYC! xx

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  4. Daisy de Plume April 24, 2013

    Lovely photographs, and of course the Champagne helped. It helps everything, don’t you think? xx

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    • Kasia May 8, 2013

      Champagne does wonders! xx

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