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Newsletter #128: July 2013

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In this Issue

* No June Newsletter
* Paris Public Transport News
* Summer in Open-Air Paris
* Seine Cruises by Electric Boat
* Made in France
* Paris Pastry Guide Updates
* Cycling in Paris
* Summer Reading for Francophiles
* Exchange Sites and Parties
* Pyramid Scheme Coming to Paris
* Send Complaints to the Mairie
* Help the Pet Refuge 
* Protect Your Flat While Away

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No June Newsletter

Yeah, I missed a month. June is high season for tour guides (and huge apologies to all of you who couldn’t fit into the June tour schedule). This summer we’ve stopped giving “Highlights of Paris” style tours because any tour company can do those, and generally it means we end up spending the entire tour in places overrun by other tourists (and pickpockets, ugh). Because even if we can “skip the line”, there is no skipping the crowds once inside. The only solution is to explore the lesser-known-yet-equally-interesting places of historical, culinary and aesthetic interest. And this being Paris, there is no shortage! I’ll be on the road most of September, but I’m here all July and August with the Secrets of Paris team (Jean-Manuel, Bryan, Edward and Claire) giving tours and enjoying the many open-air activities around town (assuming it doesn’t rain all summer, again). And if you’re feeling sporty, Bryan and I will be training for Se…

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