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First audio from Paris, sirens

The sound of the police sirens here in Paris is really distinctive, and is to me, one of the many iconic sounds of this city.

The following sound recording captures the sound of a passing motorcade (the main car was a tiny, unmarked, Smart car—that it was a motorcade made no obvious sense to me, unless it maybe was a police escort for a woman about to give birth, on the way to the hospital).

Listen to Paris Sirens