In this July 20, 2012 file photo, children play in sand during the Paris Plages event in Paris, featuring palm trees, sand beaches, hammocks, lounge chairs, volley ball courts and a poo

 

              In this July 20, 2012 file photo, children play in sand during the Paris Plages event in Paris, featuring palm trees, sand beaches, hammocks, lounge chairs, volley ball courts and a poo
In this July 20, 2012 file photo, children play in sand during the Paris Plages event in Paris, featuring palm trees, sand beaches, hammocks, lounge chairs, volley ball courts and a pool line the 3.5-kilometer (2.2-mile) riverside attraction. Paris Plages or Paris Beaches, is a free summer event that transforms several spots along the Seine river into complete beaches. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus, File)