France

Paris Night Shots

Paris pretty much has a dual personality, kind of like Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. You have to see everything during the day, but then again at night because I think everything looks better lit up at night. I think the Eiffel Tower at night was my favorite. See what you think.

Eiffel Tower At Night

I didn’t actually get to go up the Eiffel Tower like I wanted because both times I tried, once it was raining, and the other time the very top was shut so you could only go to the 2nd level. I wasn’t about to wait in line for an hour if I couldn’t go all the way up. One really cool thing, though, is that every hour the tower sparkles for 5 minutes. It’s actually really cool to see. We happened to get there about 10 minutes to 11, so it worked out pretty good.

Sparkling Eiffel Tower

Paris Night Scene

Next on our schedule was the Arc de Triomphe. I had to crank up the ISO on my camera to get some of these shots.

Arc de Triomphe At Night

Arc de Triomphe

Next up: Moulin Rouge. This place especially looks a lot better lit up at night.

Moulin Rouge By Night

So the moral of the story is that everything in Paris looks better at night.

Nick Huggins
written by: Nick Huggins
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