Caché! The Secret and Wonderful Oddities of Paris: Passage du Pont aux Biches

On a black night, in the misery of a rainy Paris winter, I scamper past Place de La Republique into the upper east corner of Le Marais. Suddenly, I see a burst of color emanating from a narrow set of stairs. This mysterious passage looks run-down, filthy even. On closer inspection one I see thatContinue reading “Caché! The Secret and Wonderful Oddities of Paris: Passage du Pont aux Biches”

Caché! The Secret and Wonderful Oddities of Paris: La Cité de Trévise

It’s a breezy, mid-spring Wednesday in Paris, the ninth Arrondissement. A fluffy white Samoyed pops out of a narrow road closely tailed by his athleisure fitted owner. I stumble upon a moment of peace; a sudden gust of wind flows through the Sycamore trees. They encircle a small, neoclassical fountain. I approach. Pigeons bounce atContinue reading “Caché! The Secret and Wonderful Oddities of Paris: La Cité de Trévise”