The Streets of Paris, and Their Effect on Anatomy


A Cautionary Note to Sedentary Americans

If you plan to travel beyond the tourist highlights, or to use the excellent Paris Metro, be prepared to do some serious climbing.

While most of Paris, especially area along the Seine, is relatively flat, the Montmartre district is built on steep hills.  That, plus the fact that Paris’s multi-leveled Metro system has only a few escalators or elevators, means that even the 80-year-old ladies who live here sometimes develop thighs like Tom Daley.

 


Gratuitous Tom Daley Picture

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