Do not fall prey to translation difficulties
Do you know this picture: you are on holiday abroad, trying to explain to a local resident about a vital matter for you - for example, how many more kilometers…

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Finger of the Archangel Michael
At the time of the ancient Romans, Mont Saint-Michel was not yet an island. The gloomy uninhabited rock washed by the waves of the Atlantic was then called the Grave…

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How to severely save on food in Paris
I was pushed to write this post by several entries in this community that food is expensive in Paris. In general, this post was thought of as a long-beautiful list…

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Breton

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 be something to do. Indeed, literally at every step, it was enough to leave the city (and it ended before it started), we found huge stones: some stood like pillars, others were piled one on another, like gigantic tables, and from the third there were whole galleries . Over these centuries, if not millennia, legends have been made about these stones and, what is most funny, they are still composed, however, under the guise of nothing to confirm the alleged scientific hypotheses. Continue reading

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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Contemporary Art Museums in France
For the past several years, France has successfully retained the status of the number one tourist destination worldwide, with millions of travelers coming here every year. If you want to…

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New life of old Beaubourg
When, in the old Parisian quarter of Beaubourg, a cultural center was opened to the wider public, the bewilderment was more than enough. At first, many Parisians could not get…

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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…

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