I'm still enamored by the Parisian architecture and landmarks - with everything seemingly that much more mind-boggling in real life - especially the Eiffel Tower. TIL, the Eiffel Tower held the title as the tallest freestanding structure on land from 1889 to 1930 before getting overtaken by the Chrysler and Empire State Building in subsequent years (1930, 1931). I mean I've seen the Empire State building before, but being surrounded by other semi-tall buildings doesn't have that much of an impact as the Eiffel Tower, which is standing there in it's own historical might surrounded by tiny trees. Really though, it's better just to see it with your own eyes.
Trying to get to the Eiffel Tower. Mission complete.
Bottoms up, pimp.
In all her magnificence.
Once again, our Earth spins eastward.
My favorite shot of the Eiffel Tower.
Grab a Big Mac and Mcflurry before heading to the CineX...
Walking back to our hotel.
We decided to actually check out the artwork inside the Louvre, since we were told we would need at least one full day to see one miniscule section of the museum. However, we were running out of clean clothes, so we had to make a pit stop at the Lavatorie first to machine wash AND dry our clothes. I can't remember the last time I had access to a drying machine.
Delicious smoothies and the best-tasting sandwiches I had in Europe!
An hour and a half later, a delicious sandwich, and smoothie later we made our way to the Louvre, albeit a few hours later than we had planned to. When we got there, not even the masses of people could have stopped us from seeing the entire museum. It would have been impossible to walk through all those exhibitions in a single day. So we decided to stick with the Sully. You'll be seeing a lot of Greco-Roman statues, a few Renaissance paintings, and the Mona Lisa. Just a fair warning, I think I took too many photos inside.
These are the ones that made the cut.
Have a look.
Finding the Louvre
And so it begins.
That's dope armor he's got there.
Alexander the Great.
Gold coated ceilings.
Not enough bokeh.
There she is.
Had to get through that first.
David and Goliath, and Keny slitting throats.
Got scolded for taking this shot.
We've had enough of the Louvre, and enough of your pics for one day!
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