Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Paris, synoymous with romance, the mere mention of her name entrances. But beyond the gleaming monuments, the secret of Paris' allure lies in the tiny details: sparkling lights around the Elysees, platters of seafood borne aloft by suited waiters, elegant mannequins sporting the New Look, absinthe-fuelled nights of gay abandon. Scratch beneath the surface and you will also find a modern, vibrant city with much more to offer than the familiar touristic experience. For those who have already made made the city's acquaintance, Paris Revisited makes essential reading. Unlike traditional city guides, it offers an enticing and unusual insider's view of life in Paris and an elegant photographic exploration of her many delights. Returning to a well-known city, the experienced traveller may not wish to visit the usual tourist haunts -- how much more interesting to sample life as the locals live it? Try your luck at the horse races at Longchamps, take a relaxing stroll along the Seine, wander through the Jardin des Plantes in the rain, take in a performance of contemporary dance or dine in style at a little-known restaurant. Paris Revisited offers precious nuggets of local knowledge which often can't be found in other city guides. It will help spark ideas for renewing your experience of the city: that memorable place to eat; where to find the best and most exclusive shopping and entertainment; or where to find courses on painting, antiques or wine appreciation. Special features include quotes from artists, writers and celebrities who are associated with the city, and a useful directory of addresses provides all the relevant locations and contact details you might need. The captivating specially commissioned photography offers a new view of Paris, focussing on the details that make her unique and exploring the surprising juxtapositions of historic, classic and contemporary life, which in Paris exist in complete harmony. An ideal source of insider knowledge for those already familiar with the city and in search of a more refined experience, Paris Revisited will also make an irresistible memento for the discerning traveller. Book jacket. Buchnummer des Verkäufers
Inhaltsangabe: Each title in the Orient Express Travel Series is designed to express the elegance, the art, the culture and "insider knowledge" of the old and the new for each exceptional city destination and to provide a lasting keepsake of a memorable visit. Paris Revisited is an elegant photographic guide that takes the reader on an exquisite tour through the lifestyles of Paris: horse-racing at Longchamps, taking a relaxing stroll along the Seine, shopping in an exclusive boutique or dining in style at a little-known restaurant. The glorious, specially commissioned photography offers unusual and familiar images to inspire and treasure. This visual feast is accompanied by a narrative on the city that offers nuggets of insider knowledge, which often can't be found in other city books - that special place to eat; where to find the best and most exclusive shopping and entertainment; which museums are a must; or where to find special courses on painting, antiques, or cooking. Special features include quotes from celebrities, artists, writers, poets and musicians who are associated with the city, their favourite haunts and their contributions to art and culture. Illustrated to capture the nostalgia of times past and photographed to reveal the classic and the contemporary side of each city, the titles in this series offer the discerning traveller irreplaceable and enduring mementos of cherished memories.
Vom Verlag: Each title in the Orient Express Travel Series is designed to express the elegance and culture of its exceptional city destination. The gorgeous photography offers images to inspire and treasure, and this visual feast is matched with a narrative that imparts true insider knowledge: that special place to eat; the best and most exclusive shopping and entertainment; museums and churches that are a must; places that offer courses on painting, antiques, and cooking. Featured sections include: a City Introduction; Architectural Treasures; Cultural Delights; Retail Indulgence; Gourmet Pleasures; Seasonal Highlights; After Dark; as well as special features, including quotes from famous figures associated with the city, their favorite haunts, and their contributions to culture. Both informed companions and exquisite mementoes, these are ideal books for the discerning traveler.
Buchbeschreibung Pavilion Books, 2003. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Used; Good. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 2133023
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