paris soundscape, series 2 finale…
Posted in paris, pia's photos, soundscapes August 5th, 2008 by piablog


okay okay, let’s have one more bit of fun before we officially declare this week started… so this is it, the final soundscape from my last trip to Paris. I hope you’ve enjoyed these ones as much as I have enjoyed recording them. Please press the play button below to be transported to the magnificent carousel at the foot of the hill of the sacre cœur, where we sit and listen to the children playing (and crying as you will hear!), the breeze blowing through the tree tops and edith singing one of her fabulous tunes. It was a rather magical moment that I hope you enjoy too…

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Author’s note: Don’t do what I did… I was sitting on the bench watching the merry-go-round intensely while I snapped photos, observing the action of all the kids going around and around. I turned away after half an hour of watching, looked at French Boy rather pale and said “I don’t feel so well”.

After that we walked to Le Progrès for a drink and it took me a good hour before my nausea subsided.

The End.

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  1. jennifer says

    this one may have been my favorite.

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  2. Chelsea says

    dreamy! thanks for sharing your paris with us.

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  3. porter says

    these are just amazing images. beautiful!!

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  4. kosenrufu mama says

    i give you a prize…. you will find in my blog… amazing pictures in paris thank you!!!!!

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  5. Carol says

    That was such good fun to listen to. I loved the song and her dreamy voice 🙂

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  6. corine says

    Pia, this is wonderful in every way. (well, apart from the nausea. )

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  7. Design for Mankind says

    HA— I get sick just WATCHING carousels, too! 🙂

    Love your photos, Pia— you are too kind to share it all with us! 🙂

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  8. Miss Bebop says

    Merci pour ce voyage, avec la musique d’Édith Piaf c’était sublime!!

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  9. Caitlin says

    This one is just magical. It makes me want to be in Paris so badly!

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  10. nadia says

    Aboslutely my favorite place in the world i don’t walk i run to it!
    you have captured it so well pia- the pictures stunning!

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  11. nadia says

    pia i am dreaming! you took me there it an instant without security check- sorry love it so much that i hasve been playing it over and over again! so i had to comment one more time!

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  12. josephine says

    wow, truly magical! i’m going to listen to this one more time before i go to bed so i can end my day with a smile.

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  13. Diane says

    I always loved merry-go-rounds– thank you for the lovely pictures – sorry about the nausea.

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  14. Jill says

    merry-go-rounds are so beautiful! and thanks for the Paris pictures…i love being able to travel through your photos!

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  15. kristin says

    Love it! Clicking into your blog each day is a treat as if I get to experience some place new and wonderful. Thank you for sharing the sights and sounds.

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  16. Annie says

    Lovely sound scape. Sorry you got ill making it :-(.

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  17. Shawna Handke says

    These sound scapes are so lovely. Very dreamy! Thank you so much for sharing. And I absolutely love the merry-go-rounds, too!

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  18. pia says

    i think it’s my favourite too! thanks everyone, i’m super glad you like it. It was worth feeling a little nauseas for after all.

    I’ve been on a shoot for the last couple of days, I’ll be back home tonight to catch up on posting for y’all. I have so much to share, and so little time to share it.

    See you soon!


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  19. Claire says

    What lovely pictures! One of my favourite spots in Paris!


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  20. lynne says

    i’m sooo there!

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  21. Laura Neulat says

    So you were enjoying Paris … while I was enjoying Amsterdam!

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  22. fizia says

    i looooove this one:) magic!

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  23. Aran says

    magnificent indeed!

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  24. Jessica says

    The nauseaousness was well worth it, the pictures are beautiful. I enjoyed the soundscaped you posted too, it was lovely.

    August 7th, 2008 | #

  25. Oliveaux says

    So magical…your blog is always such a treat!

    August 7th, 2008 | #

  26. all things bright and beautifula says

    These photos are FABULOUS pia – definitely worth the nausea!! 🙂

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  27. robin says

    oh my gosh pia i have done this! making myself motion sick from the camera..i also ind this can happen when playing with my dog zippy who runs in ever tightening circles as i try to play with her 🙂 you got some glorious photos though 🙂

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  28. karina says

    Pia, you are so talented and funny!!!!

    September 18th, 2008 | #

  29. katelynjane says

    Beautiful! I love the music to go along with it, it really feels like the pictures (:

    September 18th, 2008 | #

  30. Sharon says

    This is fabulous. Thanks for the little escape from ordinary 🙂

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  31. Melanie says

    Pia, this is enchanting. I was transported back to Paris for that brief time.

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