Even the most beautiful city streets can be noisy, hectic, stressful places. City parks by contrast are places to relax and unwind, by jogging, strolling, playing, reading or simply doing nothing. Good parks help to make city life civilized.
March – jogging and strolling in Parc Martin Luther King
Early April – cycling through the new Parc Berges de la Seine
Late April – evening shadows in the jardin du Luxembourg
May – picnicking in Parc Monceau
June – shadows by the Seine
July – soaking up the sun
August – watching the boats in the Jardin du Luxembourg
September – trees are good company
October – sheltering from the rain in the Jardin du Luxembourg
November – a perch in the sun by the Seine
Prompted by the Weekly Photo Challenge 2017 Favourites, here are some favourite glimpses of Paris park life through the seasons of the past year.
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