Pastoral magic
For historians and archaeologists French region of Languedoc-Roussillon seems the promised land: here the oldest in Europe, parking homo erectus was discovered (Homo erectus), here for two millennia oksitantsy Languedoc…

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All in amusement parks!
Today amusement parks are a powerful segment of the tourist business with a turnover of billions of dollars. These are huge complexes, which include, in addition to attractions, their own…

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Autumn of the Middle Ages
In theory, history is a continuous process. But in practice there are many gaps and gaping voids in it. In the National Museum of the Middle Ages in Paris, known…

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achievement

Records of the French Guinness Book

Many dream of getting into the famous Guinness Book of Records, and some really succeed! We dedicated this material to the French, who thus left their mark on history.Kohl nuts … bootyFrenchman Michel Levilen hit the Book of Records for a very unusual achievement: in just 60 seconds he managed to split his booty 58 nuts! The record was set in the capital of France. In this ability, he bypassed the achievement of the Japanese Tomoharu Shoji, who managed to “deal” with 43 nuts. True, whether such skills are necessary in ordinary life is a big question. Continue reading

Menhir - a long stone
Seeing us in the Breton small town Lokmariaker, friends instructed: - The town, of course, is small, but you will not be bored around some dolmens and menhirs. There will…

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Tin, White Valley
Selection of a resort: after visiting French Chamonix in February 2004, it was intended in 2005 to restrict myself to something like Dombai or Krasnaya Polyana. But having visited Elbrus…

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See Paris and not die
There comes a quiet, warm summer night on some floor in a Parisian hotel. True, the hotel is not in the city center, but it is even for the better.…

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History of French cars
The French madly love everything domestic, they are proud of their cars, wines, spirits and in general everything that is produced in them in the state. French cars, the production…

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