canal st martin


On our first stop in Paris, we rented an apartment in Canal Saint Martin. Admittedly, I was initially attracted to Canal St Martin because of  the classic pebble-skimming scene out of Amelie (a.k.a best movie ever). But it certainly has much to offer. It's a little bit out of the busy touristy areas, which was quite refreshing. It has a relaxing and laid back feel about it, and you see a lot of locals especially during the afternoon sitting by the canal having a picnic, fishing (yes, apparently there's fish in the canal) or walking their dogs.
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dieter michalek said...

i like your pictures.

Rhianne said...

we stayed near there too (I think I already told you?) but seeing these makes me want to go back, like right now :)