I'm there with you. Pulmonary and arthritis.We were in Paris a few years back and missed it for some reason...probably already saw too many things and I could barely walk with my stick at the time... Shame, it's too late now.
finland got this right: there are no private schools. if you are a rich parent and want the best for your kids, it's in your best interest that public schools are good, for all kids. no wonder they have the best education system in the world.About rich parents, paying the institutions, to have their kids grades improved. Unlike in this country; where they just pay for, extra private tutoring, instead.
More evidence that the CG will be a loooong one.
Fortunately, there are no homes in immediate proximity.The joy of restoration.
Here in STL, the stainless steel inside the Gateway Arch is starting to rust out. It was completed in 1964. It's a stressed skin catenary arch, so if one section fails, the 200 meter tall structure comes down.
The bases flood out during heavy rains.