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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Faces and Symbols of Saint-Genevieve-des-Bois
Much has been written about the "Russian churchyard" in Sainte-Genevieve-des-Bois. Photos of many graves can be seen on the net, since the cemetery has become a place of pilgrimage for…

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Show them the money
Getting a visa to the Schengen countries is not an easy process. In addition to the standard package of documents (passport, photo, application form, certificate of employment) in some consulates…

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Cousteau

Captain of the first rank

The future captain Cousteau was born on June 11, 1910 in Saint-André-de-Cube-zack, not far from Bordeaux, in the family of a lawyer. The Cousteau family moved a lot from place to place and often lived in America, where Jacques spent most of his childhood. Returning to France, Cousteau began to study, which was marked by one rather interesting circumstance: he was expelled from the last class for breaking glass in the study room Continue reading

ABC of interesting facts about France
And - cars in France in the priority of domestic - brands Peugeot, Citroen and Renault. B - Bastille, the day of the capture of this prison fortress built in…

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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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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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So warm Northern France
The sea and the rocks, Calvados and cider, the Vikings and Joan of Arc, Gothic cathedrals and Camembert - all this is Normandy, so cold in nature and warm in…

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