Entering Paris, it feels like we're in Istanbul.

May 12, 2017
Entering Paris, it feels like we're in Istanbul.

Districts filled with Arabs, black people and Hindus. The white population lives mainly in the center and doesn't deal with the refugees.

The architecture is unusual for a Russian person; some buildings remind me of Saint Petersburg. The government is trying to keep the historic image of the city and doesn't allow redevelopment.

The traffic is insane, no one's paying attention to the rules. It's easier to drive in Moscow, the roads are broader and the navigation is more logical.

The cuisine is nice, especially freshly baked bread and pastry. But after 5 p.m. some establishments are closed, don't really know why.

We are yet again lucky. One of my friends Ilona @ilonatamtam agreed to give us a tour and tell us about the special features of the city.

Thank you, Ilona, I owe you a gift from Russia on the way back, as promised.
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