On Location in France
Day 2
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We can hardly believe we’re here!  Now, should we ride the elevator or take the stairs? The Eiffel Tower was built in 1889 for the Universal Exhibition in celebration of the French Revolution by Gustave Eiffel. There are 1665 stairs to the top of the Eiffel Tower.
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Looking down at the Parc du Champ de Mars from the top of the Tour Eiffel. From up here we could see all of Paris.
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Against the backdrop of a stormy sky, we stood mesmerized by the “gothic” towers of Notre-Dame Cathedral. With its flying buttresses, ornate carvings of saints and gargoyle protectors, it was an awesome sight!
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Inside the great cathedral of Notre-Dame where light is seriously limited, our eyes were drawn to the luminescent “Rose” in bloom at the end of the chapel. One of two majestic stained glass windows over 21 metres tall and 13 metres in diameter (1 metre (meter) = 3.28 feet) Scenic View – A beautiful Parisian sunset over the river Seine.
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French vocabulary for Day Two:

 

French

English

O� se trouve…? Where is / Where are…?
le parc park / gardens
l’abbaye abbey
la vieille ville the old city
la fontaine the fountain
la tour the tower
Est-il permis de prendre des photos? Is it all right to take pictures?
 

 


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