69-2272 – The unknown soldier

On our second full day in Paris we started with a visit to the Sacré-Cœur and then walked down through the city to the Avenue des Champs-Élysées and to the Arc de Triumph. There we went up (by elevator because we felt tired by then) to the terrace to view Paris as the sun set – which was glorious. This statue (which is of a WWI infantryman by Jean Boucher) is on the level below the observation terrace. Eventually, after walking about 15km, we made it to the Eiffel Tower, which was all lit up.

Tue-3-Jan-2023

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