Paris 2006 26-27/07/2006

We went to Paris for our Silver Wedding Anniversary
Champ de Mars view from the Eiffel Tower
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Champ de Mars
view from the Eiffel Tower
Landmark It looks quite small
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Landmark
It looks quite small
Getting closer The coaches in the foreground give an idea of scale
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Getting closer
The coaches in the foreground give an idea of scale
Tourists The obligatory tourist photo
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Tourists
The obligatory tourist photo
Tourists II Anne, Gary Dean and Lynn at the Leaning Tower of Pisa
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Tourists II
Anne, Gary Dean and Lynn at the Leaning Tower of Pisa
Ironwork It's just a big lump of metal, really
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Ironwork
It's just a big lump of metal, really
Patterns The metalwork is actually quite intricate in close-up
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Patterns
The metalwork is actually quite intricate in close-up
Looking up The view from directly underneath
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Looking up
The view from directly underneath
Join the Queue Waiting for the queue to go down a bit
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Join the Queue
Waiting for the queue to go down a bit
Cloud There wasn't a cloud in the sky... except this little lonely one
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Cloud
There wasn't a cloud in the sky... except this little lonely one
Nice Hat Dean, there's an Eiffel Tower growing out of your head!
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Nice Hat
Dean, there's an Eiffel Tower growing out of your head!
River Scene A swimming pool (on the right) with a tour boat alongside
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River Scene
A swimming pool (on the right) with a tour boat alongside
Lighting up time The lights are turned on at dusk
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Lighting up time
The lights are turned on at dusk
Paris at night Not bad for a photo taken at night with no tripod
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Paris at night
Not bad for a photo taken at night with no tripod
The shape of things to come Look carefully. See those dark clouds? About 5 minutes later it emptied out of the heavens and we got absolutely drenched. It was worth it to get these photos,...
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The shape of things to come
Look carefully. See those dark clouds? About 5 minutes later it emptied out of the heavens and we got absolutely drenched. It was worth it to get these photos,…
Getting darker The rain started
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Getting darker
The rain started
Paris panorama Paris at night, just after the light show came on
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Paris panorama
Paris at night, just after the light show came on
Statue Dean and his new girlfriend
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Statue
Dean and his new girlfriend
Tired Sightseeing in Paris takes its toll...Dean has a rest
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Tired
Sightseeing in Paris takes its toll...Dean has a rest
Junk All sorts of boats are moored along the Seine, the one on the right here looked like a Chinese junk
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Junk
All sorts of boats are moored along the Seine, the one on the right here looked like a Chinese junk