Underground view of Canal Saint-Martin in Paris, France (@ Stefano Torrione/Hemis/Corbis)
- Behold Napoleon\s vision to deliver fresh water to this city.""Shall we call it his grand pipe dream?
- In the early 1800s, locals with a penchant for a glass or three were taxed to pay for this waterway.""Naturally, they whined
- Will you join us for an epic canal journey across France?""It\s a trip immortalised in a classic 1934 film
- The name of this city derives from its earliest inhabitants, the Parisii tribe, meaning ‘the craftsmen\.""What do you think of their handiwork?