Monthly Archives: May 2004

Stumbling along…Ile de la Cité

Paris Eiffel Tower News “Observe the fantastic display of lights against the darkness of that gloomy labyrinth of buildings; cast upon it a ray of moonlight, showing the city in glimmering vagueness, with its own towers lifting their great heads from that foggy sea.” That’s how Victor Hugo would like you to experience Paris’ Ile… Read more »

The Jardin des Plantes in Paris

Paris Eiffel Tower News The Jardin des Plantes in the 5th district of Paris is perfect for wanderers, kids, picnickers, gardeners and just about anyone else who enjoys a good walk communing with nature. The second largest park on the Left Bank of the Seine, the garden was founded by Louis XIII in 1626. It… Read more »