Friday, December 6, 2013

ET sunset

On the one really sunny afternoon we had in Paris 
last month, we made a beeline for the rooftop terrace 
of the Galeries Lafayette to catch the sun 
setting behind the Eiffel Tower and the Grand Palais.
I think it was well worth braving the 
cold up there for this view!

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20 comments:

  1. You made a wonderful photo, and, yes, braving the cold was worth it!!

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  2. Amazing shot.Shows beauty of both the tower and the sky.I love it!

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  3. Great photo for SWF!Have a nice weekend.

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  4. Good choice to brave the cold for this. It is gorgeous!

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  5. I was looking for the extraterrestrial ET until your photo appeared... ;)

    Nothing better that the French ET...

    Hope to be back visiting next week.

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  6. Wonderful! I instantly knew the spot you stood on and it really made me smile.

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  7. Wow, a jaw-dropping shot! This is excellent!!

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  8. And our hair being ripped out by the wind. Great shot.
    V

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  9. Very, very nice shot!! A just reward for your efforts and perseverance. The two clouds look as if one will pass in back and the other in front of the Tower. Pretty cool!

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  10. That is so beautiful, i wonder how far you are from the tower when you shoot that. I haven't seen it up close, only almost a 2 meter tall structure on the plane from CDG airport on the way to Strasbourg.

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