Eiffel Tower July 6th 2009 N.. and W.. visited the base of the Eiffle Tower, as E.. was feeling unwell - probably a food allergy reaction, judging from the symptoms. We decided not to go up Gustave's vertical bridge, because the top observation "summit" platform at 900 feet was closed due to over-crowding.
When she was better, we went back to the vertical bridge around opening time to beat the crowds. In spite of the ... read more
Europe » France » Île-de-France » Paris 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
We are Canadians living in Doha, Qatar. N.. was born in Sri Lanka, E.. was born in Poland and W.. was born in Canada.
This summer we were over the map starting in different places. Then we joined together in Zambia, and after a short trip to Chobe NP in the Okowongo delta, we proceeded east via Malawi to Northern Mozambique.
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