Saturday, November 10, 2007
Parisians and Their Dogs
Dogs are everywhere here in the Paris. Despite the fact that most people live in apartments, it seems that everyone has a dog and they are out and about with them everywhere, including stores and restaurants. But apparently it's not part of the culture to pick up after them. So when you come to Paris, although you may be tempted to walk down the street looking up at the beautiful architectural details or the windswept skies, keep your eyes down and watch your step.
I have seen this street sign in several places; the rough translation is " I love my neighborhood. I pick up." But apparently, no one really gives a crap about the crap on the sidewalk. Fortunately, the street sweepers are at work 7 days a week.