Bastille Day 2012

One of my newer travel traditions is Bastille Day in Paris – and once again, it did not disappoint as jets screamed over the city at frighteningly low altitude:

Hotel de Ville (city hall) after the parade:

Jardin des plantes (botanical gardens):

Institut du monde arabe (Arab World Institute):

Centre Pompidou:

Luxembourg Garden:

Left Bank shop:

The super cool big board at Charles de Gaulle (CDG) Airport: