Lonely Planet Writer

Strange objects found in Canal St-Martin cleanup

The huge cleanup of Paris’ Canal St-Martin has revealed some extremely bizarre objects. Along with the predictably large number of bikes, bottles and other rubbish that had fallen in the water are some more unexpected finds.

Canal St-Martin.
Canal St-Martin. Image by David McSpadden / CC BY 2.0

Among the strangest are a drone, ten pushchairs, a mattress, a bath tub and several computers. The canal is being cleaned for the first time in over a decade. Read more: thelocal.fr