Across Hong Kong’s Deepwater Gold Market

Across Hong Kong’s Deepwater Gold Market, banknotes suddenly fell from the sky on Saturday afternoon, with crowds surging and voices bubbling. When the police arrived at the scene, they immediately blocked the road, forbidden passers-by to “collect money” and boarded the rooftop of the building for investigation. Banknotes fall from the sky At about 2 […]

The Piscines Hébert, Ledru-Rollin and Butte-aux-Cailles

The Piscines Hébert, Ledru-Rollin and Butte-aux-Cailles werebright, modern, spacious pools fed by artesian wells. They setthe standard for excellence in municipal swimming pools. Therewas the Piscine des Tourelles, of course, the city’s other greatOlympic pool, inaugurated during the second Paris games, of1924. And there were still others, many of them. But no swimming pool in […]