{simple pleasures} the river runs through it: l'eiffel + la seine

Saturday, December 12, 2015

"all journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware."
martin buber

{today's simple pleasures}

la tour eiffel: fun facts about the french monument right this way! the eiffel tower was the main exhibit at the 1889 exposition universelle {world's fair}  held to commemorate the centennial of the french revolution. architect + engineer gustave eiffel designed this french monument as well as interior elements of the statue of liberty

left bank + right bank: la seine river, once called sequana by the romans, was used throughout history for commerce + transportation, oh, and as the backdrop of many a romantic movie + book of course. the seine flows through the paris + borders ten of the twenty arrondissements

{images by f+d}

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