The Eiffel Tower tribute to Nelson Mandela is simply superb
As global tributes continue to pour in following the death of Nelson Mandela, Paris and Washington D. C. have honoured the great man in their own special and brilliant way.
The French capital city has illuminated its most iconic landmark, the Eiffel Tower, in honour of one of the world's most illuminating icons, Madiba, in the colours of the South African flag.
The Eiffel Tower has been lit up in the colours of the South African flag to grieve over Nelson Mandela's death. pic.twitter.com/9cstTVSgTQ
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Similarly, the South African embassy in Washington D.C. used its light installations in an even more moving and touching way, as the Ambassador cast the South African's inspirational shadow across the building:
— The Times of London (@thetimes) December 6, 2013