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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Archeology in French
The profession of an archaeologist in France can be obtained at special faculties at the universities of Paris, Lyon, Strasbourg or Lille. It should be borne in mind that the…

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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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To France under the sound of modern wheels

As the press recently found out, in the very near future, Russian trains plying the route from Moscow to the capitals and cities of Europe and back will be significantly modernized and will turn into mini-hotels on iron wheels.

Will it be comfortable to sleep in them? And how will tourists attract new trains? This is currently thought by those travelers who managed to get a visa to France and planned an unforgettable vacation in Paris. Continue reading

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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Exhibition of rare stones in Monaco
The World Institute of Minerals holds an exhibition of stones at the Grimaldi Forum of the Principality of Monaco. It was organized by a collector, for whom stones became the…

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France sports
The French, quite gambling and purposeful in nature, became the founders of many sports in Europe. It was in France at the end of the 19th century that the National…

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Portes du Soleil: Skiing without borders
So would Portes du Soleil be no one driven by a high mountain pass, some hundreds on the Franco-Swiss border, between Mont Blanc and Lake Geneva, if his beautiful name,…

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