The buildings, the bridges are all so old and so fantastic. I was really taken away with the intricate carving I saw everywhere. Imagine our very industrial and practical bridges in comparison to the intricately carved bridges all along the Seine. Statues everywhere. Very ornate, very beautiful!
A stop at the Galeries Lafayette offered much more than expected. Consisting of several buildings along Boulevard Haussmann. It was so huge I only really visited one of the buildings. Must go back there for sure - lots of goodies! From the second floor there is an amazing view of all the other floors with once again intricately carved and painted balconies. The top of the building has a beautiful stained glass dome.
All of the floors viewed from this point
A statue of Mr. Eiffel at the base of the tower
Views from the top of the Eiffel Tower
On a stroll up the Seine we were able to view the
intricate details of he bridges. So magnificant!
And set up for formal
Keep reading for part two - Cannes