Sunday with Charlie

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Today, January 11, 2015, the sky is as bitter-sweet as the mood of Parisians.

“Bitter” because of Charlie

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… and “Sweet”, because there is a buzz of solidarity and union in the city.

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The Eiffel tower is stretching its neck to have a peek at the Marche Républicaine

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Going by métro to the site seems to be the wisest choice … for everyone!

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However, past Odéon station on our way to République, the crowd is simply too dense so I decide to continue on foot …

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IMG_4359Keep in mind that in Paris, it’s often a challenge to stay on your priorities and not get sidetracked …

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Once I reach the intersection of Rue Turbigo and Boulevard Sebastopol, it is clear there is no point in trying to advance any further.

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We sang, we clapped our hands in rhythm and then …

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Some much needed calories while watching the rest of the event on a screen.

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On my way back, I witnessed Le Boulevard Saint Germain like never seen before on a Sunday afternoon.

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7 comments

  1. faranak says:

    Une manifestation si savoureusement racontée…à consommer sans modération.J’ai particulièrement apprécié le moment fort de ton parcours c.à.d “le réconfort”.

  2. Raffo Monica says:

    Je n’y étais pas avec beaucoup de regret. Merci Ariane. C’est bien ressenti par moi à travers tes photos et tes commentaires. Pour Lily, ce devait être un moment très spécial…

  3. Katia Tólcheff says:

    Merci beaucoup, pour ce magnifique recit, je sens encore plus que j’ai marche à vos côtés! C’est toujours un plaisir exquis de te lire, ma chère Arianne. Bises solidarios. K

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