It's only been a few days since Chinese New Year celebrations in Paris drew to a close, but the excitement generated by the colorful processions in honor of the year of the Water Snake still lingers in areas like the 13th arrondissement, home to the city's largest Chinatown. Missed out on the celebrations? About.com Paris Travel Contributor Gus Turner was on the scene to take part in the revelry and snap some photos. From dragons and lion dancers to Wushu performers and smoke trails left from firecrackers, get a little inspiration by clicking through our new photo essay on the year's final Chinese New Year parade in Paris.
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