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Gay Pride Parade 2008

Paris Girl wishes U were here! French former minister of culture Jack Lang chats with Henri Chapier at Place Denfert Rochereau before the parade gets underway. Parisgirl arrives just before they cordone off the two VIPS ‘just for the media’. Doesn’t Jack have a million dollar smile? And who wouldn’t be smiling today – the grey drizzle has been pushed aside by dazzling sun. It’s hard not to grin from ear-to-ear in this Mardi Gras ambiance. Free hugs are there for the asking. Paris never looked so MARVELOUS, simply MARVELOUS.
Photo One – Under the Umbrella
Photo Two – Former Prime Minister of Culture,
Jack Lang
Photo Three Henri Chapier
Photo Four – Marilyn
Photo Five – Pierre & Guillaume
Photo Six – Two sweet Parisiennes
Photo Seven – Free Hugs
Photo Eight – More Free Hugs from Passage d’Enfer
Photo Nine – Mardi Gras spirit
Photo Ten -Blowing Bubbles
Photo Eleven- Pierre & Guillaume
Photo Twelve – Dancing
Photo Thirteen – Dancing Nero
Photo Fourteen – Pierre
Note: If you viewed this post earlier, you may have seen that one of the photos was mis-identified (thanks to a helpful gend’arme who told me that Michou was the person talking with former minister of culture Jacques Lang. Luckily, a friend quickly pointed out that Henri Chapier is a well known journalist who hosts a television talk show. Sorry for that mix-up!