Canal Saint-Martin In Paris Reveals Its Secrets

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Paris authorities began draining the Canal Saint-Martin, a popular waterway that attracts tourists and revelers in the French capital’s trendy northeastern 10th arrondissement, for the first time in 14 years, Paris, January 5, 2016. (Photo by Christophe Geyres/SIPA Press/Newscom)

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A worker wades in the water as he inspects abandoned bicycles during the draining of the Canal Saint-Martin in Paris, France, January 5, 2016. Authorities start a three-month cleanup operation of the canal St-Martin, in north-eastern Paris, in an attempt to refurbish its locks and remove rubbish. (Photo by Charles Platiau/Reuters)

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A worker wades in the water during the draining of the Canal Saint-Martin in Paris, France, January 5, 2016. (Photo by Charles Platiau/Reuters)

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Workers catch fish during the draining of the Canal Saint-Martin in Paris, France, January 5, 2016. (Photo by Charles Platiau/Reuters)

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Workers catch fish and check rubbish during the draining of the Canal Saint-Martin in Paris, France, January 5, 2016. (Photo by Charles Platiau/Reuters)

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A worker weighs fish caught during the draining of the Canal Saint-Martin in Paris, France, January 5, 2016. (Photo by Charles Platiau/Reuters)

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A worker weighs fish caught during the draining of the Canal Saint-Martin in Paris, France, January 5, 2016. (Photo by Charles Platiau/Reuters)

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Workers check a pike perch caught during the draining of the Canal Saint-Martin in Paris, France, January 5, 2016. (Photo by Charles Platiau/Reuters)

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Fish are displayed on a table after being caught during the draining of the Canal Saint-Martin in Paris, France, January 5, 2016. (Photo by Charles Platiau/Reuters)

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A worker prepares to weigh a carp caught during the draining of the Canal Saint-Martin in Paris, France, January 5, 2016. (Photo by Charles Platiau/Reuters)

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An abandoned mud covered scooter is seen during the draining of the Canal Saint-Martin in Paris, France, January 5, 2016. (Photo by CharlesPlatiau/Reuters)

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An abandoned mud covered Velib self-service public bicycle appears after the draining of the Canal Saint-Martin in Paris, France, January 5, 2016. (Photo by Charles Platiau/Reuters)

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Abandoned mud covered Velib self-service public bicycles appear after the draining of the Canal Saint-Martin in Paris, France, January 5, 2016. (Photo by Charles Platiau/Reuters)

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An abandoned mud covered Velib self-service public bicycle is displayed after being extracted during the draining of the Canal Saint-Martin in Paris, France, January 5, 2016. (Photo by Charles Platiau/Reuters)

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A combination picture shows the Canal Saint-Martin before the start of its draining on December 29, 2015 (top) and during the operation to clean the waterway in Paris, France, on January 5, 2016 (bottom). (Photo by Charles Platiau/Reuters)

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A combination picture shows the Canal Saint-Martin before the start of its draining on December 29, 2015 (top) and during the operation to clean the waterway in Paris, France, on January 5, 2016 (bottom). (Photo by Charles Platiau/Reuters)

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A combination picture shows the Canal Saint-Martin before the start of its draining on December 29, 2015 (top) and during the operation to clean the waterway in Paris, France, on January 5, 2016 (bottom). (Photo by Charles Platiau/Reuters)

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A combination picture shows the Canal Saint-Martin before the start of its draining on December 29, 2015 (top) and during the operation to clean the waterway in Paris, France, on January 5, 2016 (bottom). (Photo by Charles Platiau/Reuters)

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A combination picture shows the Canal Saint-Martin before the start of its draining on December 29, 2015 (top) and during the operation to clean the waterway in Paris, France, on January 5, 2016 (bottom). (Photo by Charles Platiau/Reuters)

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