Flo Carson - Social Anthropologist, studying International Development at Sciences Po, Paris. I am slightly obsessed by gender, politics, media, human rights and global health. I've worked in Asia, Africa and Europe and keen to explore more of the world we live in. Take a look at my Twitter & Tumblr for my most recent posts. tly
Sunday, 5 August 2012
Dancing by the Seine
There are about 5 tiny half ampitheatre style things where people sit, sip, chat and get asked to dance as sound blasts out from all angles. No one is afraid to ask someone to dance, and no one feels particularly rejected if some one says "Non merci" either! Even when the heavens opened up, the music would not stop; we ran for shelter beneath a tree and magically people brought out their drums and instruments and created a new form of entertainment for the masses.
No money is exchanged, no tourists are taking photos of you. Instead it is just an example of a really Parisian night, pure and simple pleasure, of music and dance and making friends.
Go to Quai St Bernard, by the Seine most evenings from 8o'clock onwards to join in!
Posted by Florence Carson