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Giethoorn is a village in the Dutch province of Overijssel. It's known as "Venice of the North" or "Venice of the Netherlands". There are absolutely no roads and all transport is conducted by water over one of the many canals.

Giethoorn is a village in the Dutch province of Overijssel. It's known as "Venice of the North" or "Venice of the Netherlands". There are absolutely no roads and all transport is conducted by water over one of the many canals.

Unfinished Eiffel Tower...  When the City of Paris assumed ownership of the Eiffel Tower in 1909, there were plans to have the structure dismantled. But because the Eiffel Tower served as a vital communications hub, the city ultimately decided to let it be.

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Unfinished Eiffel Tower... When the City of Paris assumed ownership of the Eiffel Tower in 1909, there were plans to have the structure dismantled. But because the Eiffel Tower served as a vital communications hub, the city ultimately decided to let it be.

Gustave Eiffel was one of greatest engineer of his time. In 1883 the government decided to celebrate the centenary of the French Revolution, to organize a World Exhibition in Paris in 1889. The France must present the image of a strong nation and projects multiplied to represent the force. Gustave Eiffel, introduced the draft tower. Initially, the idea does not appeal, but In 1887, construction of the Tour starts. It was completed March 31, 1889. It is the triumph of Gustave Eiffel.

The construction of the Eiffel Tower

Gustave Eiffel was one of greatest engineer of his time. In 1883 the government decided to celebrate the centenary of the French Revolution, to organize a World Exhibition in Paris in 1889. The France must present the image of a strong nation and projects multiplied to represent the force. Gustave Eiffel, introduced the draft tower. Initially, the idea does not appeal, but In 1887, construction of the Tour starts. It was completed March 31, 1889. It is the triumph of Gustave Eiffel.

Red Umbrellas at the Eiffel Tower during a hailstorm  by Owen Franken

Red Umbrellas at the Eiffel Tower during a hailstorm by Owen Franken

Eiffel Tower by yetanotherdave.

Eiffel Tower by yetanotherdave.

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