Paris ~ Eiffel Tower, Stormy weather.


The Eiffel Tower ~ Foul weather

The Eiffel Tower ~ Foul weather

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  1. The Eiffel Tower was built as the entrance arch for the 1889 World Fair – Exposition Universelle, which marked the centennial celebration of the French Revolution. It was said to be the ‘symbol of our achievements in the field of science and engineering’. Out of a number of designs submitted as part of a competition, Alexandre Gustave Eiffel won, and was responsible for the construction of the Eiffel Tower. It was a temporary structure with a permit of 20 years, after which it was to be demolished – and that nearly happened in 1909. Had it not been for its use as a telecommunication tower, the Eiffel Tower would have had been long gone!
    Read more at Buzzle: http://www.buzzle.com/articles/facts-about-the-eiffel-tower-paris.html

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