Today, January 11, 2015, the sky is as bitter-sweet as the mood of Parisians.
“Bitter” because of Charlie …
… and “Sweet”, because there is a buzz of solidarity and union in the city.
The Eiffel tower is stretching its neck to have a peek at the Marche Républicaine
Going by métro to the site seems to be the wisest choice … for everyone!
However, past Odéon station on our way to République, the crowd is simply too dense so I decide to continue on foot …
Once I reach the intersection of Rue Turbigo and Boulevard Sebastopol, it is clear there is no point in trying to advance any further.
We sang, we clapped our hands in rhythm and then …
Some much needed calories while watching the rest of the event on a screen.
On my way back, I witnessed Le Boulevard Saint Germain like never seen before on a Sunday afternoon.