"Rush hour... the crowd...the smells..." Métro & Trains Tip by joits

Métro & Trains, Paris: 96 reviews and 34 photos

Sardines jammed in a tin can. That's how I felt when we were on the metron during rush hour. You literally are pressed up against strangers on all sides and there's really not too many places to hold except a pole in the middle and so everyone's arms are raised which brings about the awful body odor smells that come about. At one point, i was literally hugging this woman who had pushed her way through and the only way for me to hold on to something was for me to reach around her and grab the pole. I remember her turning around and giving me this strange look when I did, but I guess she understood that I needed to hold on to something to prevent myself from falling because she didn't say a word. It had to be one of the most unpleasant 20 mins of my life.

Address: Paris

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  • Updated Nov 1, 2004
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