13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Waiting for the start of the parade

I was in Paris, France last year on June 5, the day before the D-Day anniversary celebrations, when I happened upon these cavalry units waiting to parade down the Champs-Élysées in honor of the British royalty and French officials who were laying a wreath at the Arc de Triomphe.

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Date Taken: 06.2014
Date Uploaded: 04.2015
Photo Location: Paris, France
Copyright: © Mindy McLarty