Paris lives an unprecedented summer, without foreign tourists for the first time in decades

The few open bars on the Champs Elysées are deserted, with waiters on the sidewalk inviting you to have a coffee inside. A desolation. In the Art Deco corner of Louis Vuitton there is only one row of French people, who visit this icon of luxury for the first time in their life. Not a Japanese or Chinese in sight. Bicycles reign without rules in Paris. Bicyclists insult pedestrians and have monumental fights with taxi drivers and motorists. The middle …

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The seven lives of the Zoo: you will never see me pet

Gordo is called the Iberian wolf in photography and yet he came from Paris, in whose zoo they named him. It must have sounded like Iberian, like ham. Here and there, we are before a mythical animal. Little joke. France has a popular hymn that strikes a chord: Les loups sont entrés dans Paris, popularized by Serge Reggiani. The wolves entering Paris happy and confident … The wolf as an allegory of the Nazi, the wolf that frightens Little Red …

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