Lille, bird's eye view of the Citadel.
Lille, view of the Office of Tourism.
The fourth in a series of Hermès' Jardins Collection of fragrances derives its inspiration not from the Mediterranean (Un Jardin en Méditerranée, 2003), the Nile (Un Jardin sur le Nil, 2005), or Indian monsoons (Un Jardin après la Mousson, 2008), but from an urban oasis—the Hermès roof garden at 24, Faubourg Saint-Honoré in Paris.
Eiffel tower and a thousand balloons!
[Click thru for full-sized image!] Whoa. These weren't taken by a billion dollar satellite, just a dude and his Nikon. Turns out Dutch astronaut and physician Andre Kuipers, currently doing research on the International Space Station, is quite the interstellar shutterbug. All of the captions and photos (save the last) are his. Some of these don't even look real. [Paris at night.]
I love it in pink too! Paper cut map of Paris, France by Famille Summerbelle.