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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Grape Pastoral Burgundy
To the east of Paris is the historical region of Burgundy, the authentic atmosphere of which has remained unchanged to this day. Among the rivers and valleys, castles rise, and…

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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…

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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 as the Cluny Museum, you feel as if with your fingertips as one era grows out of another, destroying something, borrowing something, favorably allowing you to live out your life. The passage of time is materialized here. On ancient ruins, the Museum is located in the heart of the Latin Quarter – on the corner of Saint-Michel and Saint-Germain boulevards. Continue reading

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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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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Animal Shows in France
In France, attention is paid to all animals - and to those without which agriculture does not do, and to cute pets. In France, there are no stray dogs. This…

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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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