Monday, August 31, 2009

Arc de Triomphe

I wasn't feeling too well by the time we got to the Arc de Triomphe, so not too many photos. It was probably from the ice-cream I ate on the very touristy Avenue des Champs-Élysées!

This pedestrian tunnel was the only way to get to the arch itself because it's surrounded by a HUGE traffic circle. We watched some guys try to run across and get in trouble by the police (and almost run over while they were at it).


Cele said...

Beautiful. What is the flame?

Linda Reeder said...

Does that mean you didn't climb to the top?

Maya said...

Cele: It is the eternal flame lit for the unknown soldier. Read the wikipedia entry. It is quite interesting!

Linda: Nope. Did you?