The Arc de Triomphe - is a monument in Paris,France that stands in the centre of the Place Charles de Gaulle, also known as the Place de E'toile.It is at the western end of the Champs-Elysèes. The triumphal arch honors those who fought for France, particularly during the Napoleonic Wars. On the inside and the top of the arc there are all of the names of generals and wars fought
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The Eiffel Tower - is an iron tower built on the Champ de Mars beside the Seine River in Paris. The tower has become a global icon of France and is one of the most recognizable structures in the world.Named after its designer, engineer Gustave Eiffel, the Eiffel Tower is the tallest building in Paris.The height of the antenna/spire 324 meters (1,063 ft),roof 300.65 meters (986 ft).
Wednesday, October 1, 2008
Boracay - is a tropical island located approximately 315km (200 miles) south of Manila and 2km off the northwest tip of the island of Panay in the Western Visayas region of the Philippines. It is one of the country's most popular tourist destination.
The island was originally home to the Ati tribe. Boracay is part of Aklan Province, which became an independent province on April 25,1956.Formerly undiscovered, it wasn't till the 1970s that tourism began to develop in Boracay, and the island became popular with backpapers in the 1980s.