Where Jules Verne’s worlds come to life: Machines de l’île in Nantes

Where Jules Verne’s worlds come to life: Machines de l’île in Nantes

Nantes is a city where the imagination is running wild. Or, in this case, walking around in the shape of a 12 meters tall mechanical elephant. It roars loudly, flaps its ears and sometimes mischievously sprays surprised visitors with a stream of water from its trunk. And it’s not only for the show – you can also climb on its back and go on a ride. Do you wonder where things like this come from? Meet the collective of Les Machines…

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From the top of the Eiffel Tower

From the top of the Eiffel Tower

The visit of the Eiffel Tower is a once in a lifetime experience. And by “once in a lifetime” I mean  “You will be happy to visit once – and just as happy never doing it ever again.” Don’t take me wrong – I totally loved it, but it was very exhausting. Everyone was telling us “Don’t go to the Eiffel Tower! It’s a tourist trap, the queues are terrible, it’s not worth it…” But how could we visit Paris and not see…

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