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Gargoyles

My favorite of the Gargoyles. I took several gargoyle pictures but this is my favorite. these ones actually face the back of the cathedral.
Paris Day 2: Do the French like Napoleon?

June 16th 2009
Hi Everyone! Today's Itinerary was: 1) Eiffel Tower and Trocadero Square 2) Les Invalides 3) Napoleon's Tomb 4) Musee de l'Armee 5) Rodin Museum 6) Alexander III Bridge 7) Notre- Dame Begining the day by finding that iron icon of the French skyline: the Eiffel Tower. 1,000 feet tall and made from 7,000 tons of metal. Gustave Eiffel's tower won the architectural contest of 1889 against th ... read more
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French Flag Although ultimately a victor in World Wars I and II, France suffered extensive losses in its empire, wealth, manpower, and rank as a dominant nation-state. Nevertheless, France today is one of the most modern countries in the world and is a leader am... ... read more
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