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Why was I asked for my passport on a train travelling from Paris to Granville?

(6 Posts)
chipmonkey Sun 22-Jul-07 23:09:05

None of the French passengers were asked for theirs. And the train only travelled within France, so no borders crossed. Was the official just being a bit of a bolleaux? He also seemed to have some sort of an issue with our tickets which were perfectly valid.

floopowder Sun 22-Jul-07 23:13:14

Maybe you just look English, therefore he wanted to be a pr*

floopowder Sun 22-Jul-07 23:13:48

I put three* but only one showed!

chipmonkey Mon 23-Jul-07 00:03:00

No, he asked and we told him we were Irish! Usually, sad to say, we find that tends to make hostile French people friendlier but not this guy!

moondog Mon 23-Jul-07 00:04:25

French authorities can ask anyone for papers at any time I believe.He proibably thought you were illegals.

chipmonkey Mon 23-Jul-07 00:16:55

Moondog, I assure you, I look as legal as anyone else!

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