29 FML moments in Paris, the city of love, the city of lights, the city of… WTF?
There's two types of people in the world : Parisians and normal people
Only joking. In France, there's always been an underlying tension between people who live in Paris, and people who live in the rest of France. It's a sort of inverted snobbery, with both parties ending up being as snobbish as the other. We hold no truck for that sort of silly judgments. However, we do know that there's some weird things to be seen in Paris. This is how the world imagines Paris:
FML is universal
To prove that the picture above is a bit too perfect, here's a guide to France's capital city so you'll know what to expect, and help you avoid a shitty vacation.
1 - Paris is known for its fashion sense… and strange grasp of English
2 - People move home all the time
3 - However, some apartments are weirdly dispositioned
4 - But you can find a small place to live. Emphasis on "small".
5 - People have trouble finding a place to park
6 - Driving in Paris is complicated for some people
7 - Whether cars or trucks
8 - Make sure your two-wheeler doesn't get covered by spiderwebs
9 - No need to clean your Renault car
10 - Be careful where you park
11 - There are many ways to get lost inside the Paris metro
12 - The Paris metro is the place to be if you're into fashion
13 - Everyone feels at home: when it gets hot, people take their shoes off
14 - Conspiracy theorists use the metro walls to warn us
15 - Take a load off, have a nap
16 - You can bump into lookalikes of famous people at every corner
17 - Or Jesus
18 - As well as realistic foxes
19 - Passengers in public transportation can be quite… odd
20 - People do rely on other forms of transportation
21 - The streets of Paris are known for being full of surprising art
22 - Theft happens a lot, so lock everything down
23 - The cornershop has received its most important delivery
"We've received the Nutella"
24 - The shop next door has changed its storefront
25 - Paris eats sad food
26 - Paris is romantic
27 - Paris is always up for a laugh
28 - Paris takes care of its citizens
29 - Come back anytime, the reception will be the same
We could go on, Paris is full of surprises and things to see!
That's for today, but don't hesitate to send in your own weird photos from your neck of the woods. Who knows, we could make an article for each major city, or state, or even country!
(Many thanks to the Tumblr http://wtfbelleville.tumblr.com as well as our anonymous contributors, notably Marie M.)