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'Paris Plages' 2013 kicks off this weekend

Latest update : 2013-07-21

After a soggy spring, Parisians are ready to hit "Paris Plage,” which kicks off this weekend with new attractions including go-karts and a zip-line. Five thousand tonnes of sand have transformed parts of the city into a beachgoer's paradise.

Date created : 2013-07-17

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