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Sculptures on approach

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
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