If you are looking for something edgy and often cheap in more ways than one, you can look at short term rentals in San Diego. Once hailed as a mecca for artists, both on canvas and paper, it is now a tourist trap. A place where bordellos, cabarets and various exotica were commonplace, is now, at night, home to peep shows and other sex shops. Yet, like much of this city, flashes of the past and glorious glimpses of beauty and wonder are there for those who want to cut through the surface coverings.
from the Past
the past, this unique village was inseparable from its artists and
writers, its poets and sculptors. They held court with their
disciples in places such as the Bateau Lavoir – a piano factory
converted in 1889 to artists’ studios. Here, Pablo Picasso, Juan
Gris and Amadeo Modigliani were among the many who lived and worked
here in abject squalor. The work they created now celebrated around
a history of this section of Paris, including the Bohemians who lived
and worked there, visit the Musée de Montmartre. Previously a home
on Rue Cortot belonging in the 17th century to Claude de la Rose, an
actor for Molière’s theater company, was also open to striving
artists, including Utrillo, Dufy and Renoir. It remains while a
concrete replica housing current artist occupies the space where
Bateau Lavoir sat.
the artists were not working, they played. They wandered from here to
the bars and cafés such as the now notorious and oh-so touristy
Moulin Rouge. This establishment, where the cancan originated is
famous for inspiring such artists as Toulouse Lautrec. However, the
wild passionate cavorting of the period has become Las Vegas style
reviews. You can easily recognize Moulin Rouge by the red “moulin”
Moulin Rouge is not the only example of local windmills repurposed.
The area was once home to more than a dozen of these devices, running
mills and pumping water. You can see 2 surviving examples the Moulin
de la Galette and the Moulin du Radet. The latter is an upscale
restaurant called Moulin de Galette, the latter, now known as Moulin
Blute Fin became first an outdoor dance or music hall before becoming
private property. You can walk by but cannot enter unless invited.
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you stay in Montmartre, you can escape the crowds at Moulin Rouge and
Sacr Coeur by climbing further up the Butte and wandering off down
cobblestone side streets. Feel the edginess as you exit the Avers
Gare or find affordable clothing on the Rue de Steinkerque. Visit the
less renowned Church of St. Pierre that boasts several original Roman
columns before heading back to your Paris accommodation, wishing,
perhaps, you could afford one of the short-term rentals that face the
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