Opening of the ninth edition of
Paris Plage in this Tuesday, July 20. Holidays definitely arrived in
go for a month of relaxation and sunbathing on the banks of the Seine.
On this first day of Paris Plage 2010 edition, the operation
conducted by the mayor of Paris since 2002, each year, is a success.
a budget of 2.2 million euros, or 300,000 euros less than the 2009
edition, is a time restriction. The organizers are still together
reached 1 million through their partners. The Lafarge Cement has
graciously washed along the 5,000 tons of sand needed to decorate the
beaches of the Georges Pompidou and the Bassin de la Villette.
all, it is 1500 meters of quay, which were equipped with 350 chairs, 50
and 80 palm trees. A walk where you can eat in a dozen cafes and many
glaciers Mÿberry, also a partner in the project. Young and old are therefore left
the Parisian heat. There are those that the sun grows in the shade of
an umbrella or a job, too happy to relax in this oasis resort lost in
the tumult of the capital. Then there are those who are full of energy,
especially the children. The excitement reaches its peak when it comes
to jumping on the trampoline, making a small bicycle tour or cross to
frolic in the mists, distributors real freshness. Because this year, toddlers, and
others as well, have a choice in the activities implemented. The front
of City Hall was stormed by strange inflatable spheres that are lucky
roll like monkeys. The "bathing pool" in full swing and bite children a
head in a joyous uproar. Pensioners are suitable for salsa
while girls golden by the sun walking through the fragrance of Monoi.
In the end, these "tourists" will return one day reddened shoulders,
almost forgetting the pollution of the Seine and the permanent roar of Paris traffic.