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Slumming It in Paris

Tourist traps were not invented yesterday. The Parisians have got the hang of it very early on. One of the tourist attractions in the past was the glimpse of the redoubtable Apaches, the vicious gangs that terrorized Paris. 1,126 more words

19th Century France

Love To Hate, 8 Differences Between French People And Parisians

‘Citizen of a country’s capital often feel a little bit special. More important than the rest of its country and maybe even a little better. A capital can often not be used to make generalizations about a national population. 55 more words


Polite Parisians: Really?

“One of the characteristics of the people of Paris, for which they are known the world over, is their politeness,” wrote David W. Bartlett, an American author, who visited Paris during the Second Empire (1852-1870). 331 more words

19th Century France

People of Paris #9... Wonder Hero?

People of Paris #9 spot goes to this costumed Spiderman wonder hero all bundled up and sitting with his donation cup in hand, mostly appearing to sleep.   14 more words


People of Paris #7

The bell ringer signals the closing of  Montmartre Cemetery (Cimetiere Montmartre) which  was first opened in 1825.

The Paris cemetery was developed in the old lime quarries situated at the foot of the Butte Montmartre, spanned by the Pont Caulaincourt, a metal bridge built in 1888.   26 more words


People of Paris #2... The Butcher

The true secret of happiness lies in taking a genuine interest in all the details of daily life.  ~ William Morris

Farmers’ Market in Paris, France.