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Originally a lookout tower, with no roof, it now houses bells. We climbed to the top and explored the interior.
Sunny Days, Busy Days

April 10th 2015
Tuesday started with an ascent of La Tour Eiffel. We arrived early enough to only wait in the queue for about an hour. It is truly an extraordinary structure, so massive yet so graceful. Needless to say, the view was stunning. Most of us walked down from the second level. We had a contest for the most creative photo - one of my best efforts is shown at right. We then walked to Les Invalides, sa ... read more
Europe » France » Île-de-France

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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