"Boules" Boules - Petanque Tip by rexvaughan

Boules - Petanque, Paris: 5 reviews and 7 photos

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by rexvaughan
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      Hot Game
    by rexvaughan
  • Boules - Paris

I think this is basically a French game but with obvious variations in other places. It is like a form of bowling except you can toss the ball a long way if you want. I think the guy on the right (in the main photo) is disappointed in this point. Looks like the guy on the right in the second photo is on his cell phone. Either that or he has an ear ache! This game was in the Place des Etats-Unis but they are everywhere these guys can find a bare patch in a park. Maybe next time I will ask if I can join. I did notice in this game there were women and people from non-European ethnic origins - another form of egalite and fraternity.

Website: http://petam.com/petanque.htm

Review Helpfulness: 4.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated May 20, 2006
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