Climbing Vines

I was admiring the ivy plant which is covering the facade of the Carnavalet Museum 
in the heart of Le Marais, the fashionable right bank district of Paris.

There's always something so incredibly romantic about climbing vines on an old wall, yes?
I've seen a lot of ivy cultivars and many of them do turn reddish in the colder months,
but this particular ivy is really turning to such a vibrant red! 

Can you see the courtyard garden? 
The classic parterre design is absolutely gorgeous
and certainly look its best when viewed from above!
Hope you're enjoying my Paris posts so far...
I still have about another week here everyone!
Greetings from Paris



Shady Del Knight said...

You have a knack for showing me things that I never saw before, Lenore Nevermore. Thank you for the beautiful pictures, dear friend, and have a super weekend over there!

janettaylor said...

OMG! AMazing!

Collette Osuna said...

I love the vines....when I was little they used to scare me, lol..not I think they are gorgeous:)

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lola said...

I want to go to Paris! now!...xx

Ren- Lady Of The Arts said...

wow- those are just beautiful.

Cindy said...

the red is incredible, especially with the manicured boxwood behind it. love the scrolls. wow! enjoy your weekend!

Phoebe Limanta said...

beautiful :)

mistress maddie said...

Are we enjoying your post? Let me think about that a minute........YES! Dare you ask. Love the ivy. I sometimes can not make up my mind if I like it on classic old buildings and homes for it covers up the architecture, but is also makes it look forgotten and mysterious which I love. The red is very vibrant, thanks for sharing as always Lenore!!!

Caroline said...

Just beautiful!

Susan said...

Oooh, when I was there earlier in the year there was a fabulous Louis Vuitton exhibition? The Carnavalet Museum is amazing... Sx

Leah said...

This is gorgeous. I am living vicariously through your photos while I am stuck in Dante's forgotten frozen circle of hell. Paris looks so beautiful!


LenoreNeverM♡re said...

so sweet of you ~mwah!
I went to the LV exhibition last year, it was fab!

awww...it's pretty cold here as well, stay warm & glad to share my experience here with all you!

Thank you everyone!

Sam said...

Paris just takes your breath away with its beauty, doesn't it? I always felt I had to dress up and look my best when I was there - just for walking around the streets! This really is lovely - I'm very much enjoying your Paris posts!

Anonymous said...

i am simply enamoured with these images! x