- The Trocadero where the previous post was photographed from.
Bonne nuit, Tour Eiffel
Every night, on the hour, for five minutes the Eiffel Tower glitters and twinkles like a million stars. It is quite a sight to see, I think. Apparently plenty of others do too. I never quite understood this gathering though. You are not allowed to walk on the grass in this park, it is all fenced off with signs telling you such. Yet at night for these hourly occurrences people would congregate out on the grass with bottles of wine and sit and watch the show. I was not sure if this was allowed, or it was just done. I stayed behind the fence myself.
One thing I like about this photo is you get a bit of a feel for the scale of this tower. It really is huge, the tallest structure in Paris still. But it isn't just tall, it is massive too.