Unrecognizable. Rue de la Soif, in Rennes, is often the crossroads of revelers, who primarily focus there from Thursday to Saturday night. However since March 14, it's slightly bit a Sunday that lasts weeks. That night at midnight, the fifteen bars on rue Saint-Michel, its official name, lowered its curtain. So, whereas strolling within the rue de la Soif, the one retailers displaying indicators of life are the kebabs, which promote take-out. “It's slightly miserable “, acknowledges a salesman, who explains that the commerce doesn’t make greater than 50% of its normal determine, with out the shoppers of the encompassing bars come to hunt their break-slab. “There are individuals passing by, however within the night it is extremely calm.“
We've been sleeping higher for 2 months
Above the bars and kebabs, the lifetime of the tenants has additionally modified. Resul's balcony overlooks two bars, the Melting-pot and the Meteor. Arrived rather less than a 12 months in the past within the residence, he says he’s moderately pleased with this alteration. “I'm completely happy, there isn’t any noise. Often there’s a variety of nonsense right here, fights … It's been two months since we sleep higher. Earlier than it was not possible to go to sleep earlier than 1:30 “, Rasul rejoices. Earlier than going to make a voice name within the calm of rue Saint-Michel.
On the balcony, Marie, she is portray. “What adjustments is the proximity to different neighbors. It's bizarre to listen to them. underlines this pupil in psychology. Often the partitions cease vibrating round 1 a.m. However throughout confinement, everybody placed on their music a bit. As if individuals have been used to residing in noise“.
However in line with native residents, rue de la Soif is starting to regain its colours, its sounds, its smells … That is in any case what Florian and Tiffany say, who’ve simply come down from their second ground residence , which additionally overlooks the road. “It comes again slightly, confirms Florian. Tiffany additionally seen: “we’ve individuals till four, 5 within the morning, on the road, each weekend “. “It reveals in damaged bottles, says Florian. It’s the return of the rue de la Soif as we all know it. “ A return that can materialize later, when the bars reopen. Perhaps on June 2, if Ille-et-Vilaine remains in the green zone.