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Wow the tower is really robust.  
   

Wow the tower is really robust.

Photos taken from a distance hide the fact that the Eiffel tower is a massive and robust structure. Almost a little scary.
14 Days in "The City of Light" -- Paris

February 25th 2005
I was in and around Paris for just over two weeks. I don’t have the luxury of referring to my travel diary so rather than doing a day by day recap I’ll build my blogs up around sites visited. I was in the city long enough that I became very familiar with the subway system and the location of the central neighborhoods. While in Paris I saw a performance at the Grand Opera House, walked around ... read more
Europe » France » Île-de-France » Paris

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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