0379 Pleasantly surprised by Nanterre (Fra 004—new)
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After wandering for several hours around the various districts of Reuil, I was finally ready to explore Suburb Number 4:
From the northeast edge of Reuil, I head up to what looks like a hilltop park and veer off towards the west until I enter
Soon I was back in another typical pedestrian only area with fountains and quaint outdoor cafes. I found a beautiful little park where it seems folks like to come for their lunch breaks, or just to drink beer. Here I pulled out my guitar, but once again, was unable to connect with anybody.
I continued on my way through middle class neighborhoods to
I continue on, to another vast park around a lake with a beautiful view of “La Defense”, Paris’s proud high rise business district (although it’s not actually in Paris)… from there I continued on to yet another high rise-- this one being the “Prefacture Building”… Damn… how many beaurocrat jobs can one little city support?
One thing that I do find very interesting as I wander around
Afterwards I ask some of the locals about this. I’m told that the fact that there’s a huge university here might contribute to that-- since students come from all over
I’m quite intrigued by the whole immigrant situation here in