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Old 17 June 2004, 18:50   #11
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I've only been to Paris once but would love to go again. I was absolutely terrified by the traffic on the roads (especially the big roundabout near but not surrounding L'Arc de Triomphe - La Defense??) so thought RIB might be a better way to travel through the city of romance.
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Old 18 June 2004, 04:56   #12
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I've only been to Paris once but would love to go again. I was absolutely terrified by the traffic on the roads (especially the big roundabout near but not surrounding L'Arc de Triomphe - La Defense??) so thought RIB might be a better way to travel through the city of romance.
But surely if you've been there once why go again. There must be a hundred other places to go !!

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I don't know why you're all trying to put me off! I thought this would be an excellent idea - you boys get to use your RIBs and the missuses get to go to Paris. Everyone's a winner!
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Old 18 June 2004, 06:49   #14
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I don't know why you're all trying to put me off! I thought this would be an excellent idea - you boys get to use your RIBs and the missuses get to go to Paris. Everyone's a winner!
It may have more to do with the shopping possibilities!
& the consequences on the bank balance
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Place de la Concorde I think.

Piece of duff. Just point the nose of your car out and just go steadily forward at the pace of the "on-roundabout" traffic. Look straight ahead. Preferably have non-French number plates. Works every time. Never hit anything yet.
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Nick, I'm more of a sightseer than a shopper!

Thanks for the info, Brian. I think my mistake was to look out of the side window - absolutely terrifying!
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Battered LandRover 110 V8 with bull bars and side bars is great in Paris traffic - maybe the British plates help scare them off! It is an ex police one - do get some funny looks when the riot screen is down!
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- you boys get to use your RIBs
Hmmmmmmmmmm??????


(different 'yield right of way' rules around the Arc de Triomphe way ...bloomin scary alright!!! )

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Just lulling them into a false sense of security, Missus!
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Fair enough. Carry on lulling !!!

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