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Wed
27
Jul '11

Young John Travolta scales the Eiffel Tower

SUBMITTED BY: Raymond Hoffer    LOCATION: Paris, France (1972) Backpacking through France after his freshman year of college, Raymond hopped from youth hostel to youth hostel in his disco duds and his copy of “Europe on $5 a Day.” “As for my clothes, these were standard issue among college students at the time,” says Raymond. [...]

Tue
19
Jul '11

Can you spot the authentic French citizen?

SUBMITTED BY: Mark “Pierre” Z.    LOCATION: Paris, France You might mistake the above Parisian street scene with a photo from a 6th grade social studies book. This is what French people do in their cultured capital: smoke and wear funny hats on their way to the boulangerie. But wait!  Something is amiss!  That French [...]

Mon
14
Sep '09

Improv at the Eiffel: 6 photography tricks you can stage at any world landmark

SUBMITTED BY: Brandon Seppa, Tara Seppa, Ilya Mirman, Barrie Mirman, and Brandon Pusey LOCATION: Paris, France (2009) We launch France Week with perhaps the most iconic tacky tourist landmark besides the Leaning Miniskirt of Pisa. Our Tacky Team skipped over the traditional hold-the-famous-landmark-in-your-palm and goofed around with other poses. Unlike the congested trick photography lanes [...]

Fri
4
Sep '09

Godzilla at the Louvre

SUBMITTED BY: Christos T.        LOCATION: Paris, France  (2009) The charm and romance of downtown Paris has worn off for Christos, and it’s time to go on a rampage! The Louvre pyramids have been haunted by urban legends that claim there are 666 glass panes. The museum flatly denies this, just as they would a picture [...]