Skip to main content

UP And UP On Eiffel Tower, Paris

FINALLY, WE REACHED EIFFEL TOWER AFTER THE LONG WALK.....

Our determination... 
More from Aaron and my friend... their hard efforts paid off....
Took a few pictures before we crossed over to feel the "real thing"....

Then when we saw the super long queue at the Eiffel Tower, Aaron and my friend were quite disappointed... Not me though, that means we couldn't go up, right?  Both of them wanted so badly to go up the tower whereas I rather stay down and look up instead..... *height phobia*... Well, actually I have mixed feelings.... 
Part of the Long Queue from one end to the other.....
Someone looks happy though... 
Thought we didn't have to go up....

I told them to go ahead, I would wait for them to come down but the Super Long queue was holding them back.... then they saw a sign... "For disabled/prams, line up here" and the queue was empty!!  Oh...oh.... that means..... 
Yes, that means.... I have to come up!!
All the way up... I CLOSED MY EYES and told them to block the view when it was moving...

For those on wheelchair, the ticket cost 4 Euros and that goes for the companion as well..
Normal ticket cost 11 Euros... we saved a fair bit here again!! 
So I sacrificed my FEAR for them.. after all, they have done a lot for me... 
hahahaha....
Anyway, so glad I did come up.... 
Not so scary actually... I only created my own fear!
Everyone is happy!
Scenery was breathtaking.... too bad our cameras didn't give much credit....
The scenes before sunset....
I couldn't see much of the view sitting down.... so....

I need to stand up for a short while.... to show my presence.... 
hahahaa....
We took a lot of pictures before and after sunset....
It is really a Great Privilege to be up on Eiffel Tower...
I never thought it would become a reality for me.... 
Thank you!!

Comments

  1. Glad you made up to the top. Lovely view.

    ReplyDelete
  2. Blessing in disguise. ☺

    Lovely sunset view ....wah ...arrive jz in d nick of time leh

    ReplyDelete
  3. Isn't it called the Tower of Love or something in Chinese? Has somebody found someone yet? Wink! Wink!

    ReplyDelete
  4. The scenery is so nice and can see that autumn is fast approaching...

    ReplyDelete
  5. I am glad you made it to the top! Thanks to you and the wheelchair, everyone gets to the top without queuing and cheaper ticket too. The view is spectacular!

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Experience of a lifetime.. guess one time is it...

      Delete
  6. A blessing in disguise indeed. I have not been up there and I don't think I will due to the long queue and also the weak local currency so no travelling for me. Good to see all of you enjoying the view up there, especially you for conquering your fear of heights.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. I still fear heights... look far ahead, didn't look down..

      Delete
  7. I always wanted to go to Paris and visit this tower

    ReplyDelete
  8. I will be disappointed too if see long Q and didn't go up...

    ReplyDelete
  9. See, I told you Europe is a very "cacat friendly" place. Top tip for the travelers: next time, break your travel companion's leg when wanna go to places with lots of queue, trade off is you have to take care of him/her, but the trade off is worth it hahaha!

    ReplyDelete

Post a Comment

Thank you, readers!

Popular posts from this blog

Two Dishes One Soup Dinner

AUNTIE'S SIMPLE COOKING... for dinner on one evening.... Defrosted a piece of cod, my last piece in the freezer besides another few more pieces of other types of fish.  I think I consume the most fish this year, never bought so many types of fish before.  Maybe it is made easier for me this year cos of the online shopping at Gracious, cleaned, vacuumed and free delivery above RM50.   My last piece of cod.... A plate of greens called Yau Mak...  Not so sure what it is called in English And chicken herbal soup....  My complete meal for one evening....  As usual, I do not take much rice... Or perhaps I did not take rice at all for this meal....  LOL... 

A Short Stay At Fatima Hospital

TWELVE DAYS SINCE my last post.... I was admitted to the hospital last week for heart palpitations and was under observation for two nights.... Thank God all is well now....  And it is still all about food... this time from the hospital... LOL...  For breakfast 2 slices of bread... oats and milo.... I opted for porridge during one lunch.... And for dinner....  Wanton noodles for breakfast before I was discharged.... This was attached to my body to monitor the palpitations....  And the doctor whom I have chosen without recommendations... I saw the hospital profiles on the doctors  And I chose him because of his cheerful profile picture.... Yes, indeed he is what he looks... And I feel better after that... LOL... 

My White Elephant

WHITE ELEPHANT.... still laying on my table for two months I think....   My friend groomer is not free these days, my poor Labby badly needs her hair cut and leaving no choice, I ordered the grooming shaver online.  I thought it would be easy to install the shaver to the appliance and till today, I am still at my wits end on how it is fixed.  My friend gave me a tip... check out the Youtube, she said.  Yeah, how come I did not think of that.....  But till today, I have not even touched it and my poor furry member will have to wait till this Mama has her right mood to do it.   My own hair also badly needs a hair cut and with the high Covid cases each day, I guess I have to tolerate for another month with my unruly hair..... or perhaps I can make use of this clipper on myself before I use it on my furry member!  LOL.... Crazy me! Still standing nicely on the table....  Still looking at the gadgets.... and not doing anything about them... I am happy with this dish....  Better looking afte