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When we walked the streets of Paris we noted quite a few good pieces of so called street art.
Paris 2015 - Je suis... a runner

April 30th 2015
Paris Half Marathon, Charlie Hebdo and some more Paris is a bit different today than it was last time we were there. After the attack on the staff of the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo people have put up posters, created memorials and done many other things to honour and remember the people who were murdered, promote tolerance and to condemn racism and xenophobia. We will return ... read more
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French Flag Although ultimately a victor in World Wars I and II, France suffered extensive losses in its empire, wealth, manpower, and rank as a dominant nation-state. Nevertheless, France today is one of the most modern countries in the world and is a leader am... ... read more
4th May 2015

Congrats runners and art lovers!
Excellent that you were able to complete a half marathon in great weather in good time while chatting. I'm totally jealous of Ake's ultra-marathon breakfast--I'd be as big as a house (hopefully with street art on me) if I tried to eat all that in a day. While I can't match you there, I'm in syn with your love of street art and independent expression, and also with your opinion of the whole Charlie Hebo affair. Ironically, I just saw Selma last night, where people were willing to give their lives for their people's freedom. Thank goodness acts of terrorism and police brutality (my US) can backfire and spur support for freedom.

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