The Eiffel Tower, Paris

One of the first things that comes to mind when thinking of Paris, and France really, is the Eiffel Tower. Originally built in 1887, this sculpture was only meant to be temporary as part of the worldwide exhibition. The creator, Gustave Eiffel, had planned to destroy it twenty years after the exhibition ended. However, in... Continue Reading →

The Paris Catacombs

In the beautiful streets of Montparnasse, you would never expect that just 20 metres below, lies the final resting place for millions of Parisians. Back in the late 17th century, Paris was not always as beautiful as what it is today. In fact, it stank. The cemeteries were over full and becoming an increasing risk... Continue Reading →

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