Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Outside The Louvre

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A day after Giverny, we visited the Louvre Museum to "scout" the area. We didn't go in but simply took pictures of the magnificent palace buildings and its surroundings.

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The one thing I loved about France are the clouds. Yes, the clouds! They make my pictures look more dramatic. Couldn't say this about other places I've been to.


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The famous "pyramid" in the middle of the courtyard (Cour Napoleon). Made of metal and glass, the structure was designed by a Japanese dude named Ieoh Ming Pei. It was commissioned to him by then President Francois Mitterand in 1984. The pyramid serves as the Louvre's main entrance.

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A spectacular view of the pyramid amidst the Palace buildings.


As we roamed the gardens, we witnessed a barrage of army jets and planes flying above us. I thought it was the beginning of World War III lol

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No, these aren't jets.


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The douche in the bush.


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The River Seine


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Better view of the River Seine lol


Next post: We actually enter the Louvre. Hurray!

9 comments:

  1. Awesome pics, Andrew. Figured out what the planes were all about?

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  2. @Jim - Thanks! I'm 6.67% sure it's some random military exercise they did in anticipation of Bastille Day, hehe.

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  3. LOL! "These aren't jets" napatingin rin ako hahaha

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  4. I like the second shot best. And the jets. :)

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  5. I still like the photos of the douche best. Hulolz! ^^

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  6. The douche in the bush...mwahaha!

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  7. I was like OMGBBQSAUCE! When I saw those birds. haha

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  8. Waah sana makapunta rin akong Europe... Nice nice. And cool jet photos! :)

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  9. Sana makapunta rin ako dyan with Mama and Carlo :D

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