European Painted Ladies

European Painted Ladies I do a lot of research and reading. From weird facts blog sites to historical textbooks to Wikipedia -- yes, I actually read Wikipedia. I have it set up to give me a random article page each day. Sometimes, I find the article interesting enough to start clicking the related links and following the rabbit hole

The Eiffel Tower Started Life As A Gate

The Eiffel Tower is probably the most famous French feature in the world.   It’s instantly recognizable, it’s the tallest structure in Paris and it makes millions each year from tourists who pay to travel to the top. But the tower actually started off life 126 years ago today as the gateway to the 1889 World’s

2015-05-06T05:34:24-06:00Wednesday, May 6, 2015|Categories: Historical Stuff|Tags: , |