Walking the Left Bank of the Seine

Buildings along the Left Bank of the River Seine

After a morning on the Île de la Cité, we went in search of some food along the Left Bank. We crossed the bridge over to the Left Bank and was greeted with many closed shops and restaurants. It was still somewhat early on a Sunday morning. Not to mention France is mostly famously closed on Sundays. No matter. We pressed on in hunger.

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Compass Notes – Compass Card now available to the public

After a two-year wait, it’s finally here in my hands. A real, functioning Compass Card. The new smart cards for use on all TransLink vehicles is available to the general public. I had my taste of the Compass Card 2 years ago as a beta tester, but now I can finally say goodbye to my monthly paper FareCard and to those paper FareSavers that go missing oh so easily.

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