Looking up at a masterpiece: Flickr photo of the day

Michael Clemmer
Compass

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Vacation memories are about details. Sure, the view from the top is what you paid for, but the elevator was cramped and all those tourists jostling for pictures of “gay Paree?” Ah, le Misérables! The memory Kari, an art teacher from Denver, chose to post to Yahoo! Travel was the play of light on its delicate iron latticework. She remembers craning up at the venerable thousand-foot-tall structure like the other 250 million visitors in its past 124 years; their first close-up view of Gustave Eiffel’s masterpiece.