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'What are the chances': Impossible to say. Probably, if he's going in the general direction and is ok with picking up hikers, the chance of him stopping is good. 'Would it increase my chances if...': Probably. What really increases your chances is to not hold a sign and wait for people to stop, but to make sure you hike from gas station to gas station and ...


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I have found this post about it. It is in French but I'll translate the general idea behind it : http://www.disneylandparis.fr/faq/restaurants/alimentation-boissons-exterieur/ So it isn't allowed to bring with you large bags full of food to organize a group picnic inside the park. They don't explicitly say that it is allowed to bring some water or ...


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It sounds like you're looking for raclette: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raclette The dish originates from the Swiss canton of Valais, not far from Geneva, which means the dish is quite common there. For the locals it's a winter dish, but there are quite a few (somewhat touristy) restaurants that serve it all year round, like this: http://www....


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Paris is expensive; Paris is full of tourists. The 9th arrondissement, like every other arrondissement (except maybe the 1st) offer a wide assortment of dwellers, lot of families, lot of office workers. There are schools in the area (my way of knowing if it is locals or tourists) , so you know there are families; if there are families, there are proximity ...


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You should be careful with what people are telling you about Paris :) From one street to another, the situation can be drastically different. So if you stay in the 9th arrondissement, you will find tourist places but you will also mostly find residential and office areas. People probably tell you that this is a big tourist place because of the retail stores ...


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I can not say for sure since you do not provide info about the flights in question, but what I can infer suggests that they do need a visa, even a full Schengen visa and not only a transit visa since you will need to go landside, i.e. pass immigration twice. The direct flights from Djerba to Orly that I can find are offered by transavia and Tunisair and go ...


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Transiting at Orly will not require leaving the Transit area IF you do not need to pick up baggage AND are not switching terminals (Ouest to Sud, or vice-versa). If you do any of these, you will require a short-stay Schengen visa (type C). Otherwise, you will only Need it if your nationality requires an Airport Transit visa (type A)


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According to the website of French Diplomaty Canadians do not have to ask for a visa to enter the Schengen zone thank to the european regulation 539/2001 french version / english version. The stay must last less than three months. This regulation list countries for which a visa is required and the countries for which a visa is not required. The website of ...


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I think it's pretty tight, and you likely won't make it. Consider this time plan: 20 minutes from arrival to gate to getting your luggage (this is the minimum ever FWIW). 5 minutes walking to a TAXI stand. 5 minutes explaining the TAXI driver that you really want to go "around the corner" -- tell him/have written: Allez à la gare TGV de l'aeroport, s'il ...


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I hate answers which say "Instead of what you're asking about, what about this?" but instead of what you're asking about, what about this? I was extremely surprised to see there is indeed a train FranfortAM -> Poitiers. (NOTE HOWEVER that, tragically, you have to shuffle stations in Paris: it appears that 53 minutes IS PROBABLY NOT ENOUGH TIME ...


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When I took the Thalys just to Belgium it did cost me the same as when I took that train to Paris, or more as I did not managed to get the lowest price for the tickets. From that point of view, you will pay an extra leg of travel, likely for the Belgium to Paris leg it is easier to find cheap tickets as there are more trains. But all depends on when you buy ...


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You can potentially make it if you walk fast enough and if your luggage doesn't take ages to be delivered... Your flight will probably be on time as you are flying with Lufthansa. But since this is the end of the day, there might be a bit of traffic jam to get to the parking for the plane. Then, let's pick 10 minutes for this. Then 20 minutes to get to the ...


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Yes, there are definitely squat houses in Paris Today, in contemporary paris you can find alternative political and cultural activity in various squats or social centers. These are abandoned buildings (often government owned) that have been occupied and re-appropriated by groups of artists, performers, activists, musicians or just people that need a roof ...


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According to La Fourchette, which is a website where you can find all the restaurants in France, the only Vegan restaurant in the 5th arrondissement of Paris is "Le Puits de Légumes". I leave it to you to use La Fourchette to find others! Around the 5th, you have the 6th, the 4th and the 13th arrondissements.


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Happy-cow let's you find vegetarian, vegan and veg-friendly places in Paris and a lot more cities. It shows the results in a map (allowing some interesting options as choosing just those places that are currently open) and a list ordered by distance/rating/price or some other criteria. It also allows you to post reviews, making it easier to choose when ...


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There is always a difference between what you see in the media and the reality. I live in Paris. The current flood is not common but more because it is happening in June than for its intensity. There are floods in Paris almost every 2-3 years. Usually the avenue along the Seine river gets closed for few days. This is happening usually during winter. Never ...


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1. Go on a Wednesday I would try to do this on a Wednesday, since this is the day in which both the Rodin Museum and the Louvre are open late. The former closes at 20h45, the latter at 21h45. This is to maximise the time available to get this trip done, thus reducing its time-criticality. 2. Reserve your Tickets I can't stress this enough: reserve your ...


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The quickest way seems to be : From the airport, take RER B, get off at the "Châtelet-Les Halles" station From Châtelet-Les Halles, take the subway 7 going to "Mairie d'Ivry" and get off at "Pierre et Marie Curie" It should take about 1h15, price should be in the vicinity of 15€ (need confirmation). Be aware that Châtelet-Les Halles is a pretty big ...


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The Paris transport operator, RATP has a journey planner on their website. You can input your start point, end point, and start time, and it will suggest routes to you. If you don't want to worry about the bus, you can restrict it to rail (so Train, RER and Metro) only. Make sure you search for Aeroport or similar as your start point however, as France is ...



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