The Eiffel Tower is as fabulous as everyone makes it. The fact that it is in practically every girls college dorm room across America is quite justified. It is absolutely delightful to see it from any vantage point throughout Paris. I take pictures of it whenever I see it; from a boat, from our room window, from the 3rd floor of the Pompidou Modern Art Museum, and of course we always take a subway to it when we are passing through. One thing that makes the eiffel tower extra special is that it sparkles with a million lights every hour on the hour for 5 minutes. We happen to be staying with friends 1 block away from the lovely sight so at 2 minutes to midnight we walked down the street to capture the sparkling magic. Of course you can’t really tell here but the videos almost do it justice (not really) BUT our camera ate all our videos…ie I can’t figure out how to transfer them to the computer, ha!