summer here kids
this is the miroir d'eau - or water mirror - in the centre of bordeaux. it's pretty cool - a 3450 square metre plaza that alternately fills up with a shallow pool of water and a foggy/misty area - both of which are pumped through pipes in the ground. you get some cool reflections on the shallow surface, although when i was there these reflections were constantly displaced by excitable kids who were running back and forth across the water. talking about walking on water, i read a funny joke by comedian alan power the other day: "i think the most tragic thing about jesus' life is that he probably never got to go swimming".
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