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Take a bottle of water with you, Paris, France

 
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danpop's pictureby danpop General travel tip
added on the 30th of June, 2009
If you visit Paris by foot during summer, or when the temperatures are really really high, you better take with yourself a bottle of water. The fact is that at certain landmarks the only water you can find is from streets salesmen. They sell you the water not with a 50% price increase, this is still bearable, but with prices that are a few times bigger than the ones in the store. So why pay the unneeded money?

 
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