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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Inevitable
The beauty and harmony of Paris did not prevent it from becoming the arena for the most controversial events: coronations and executions, solemn mass and mad rampant, triumphal processions and…

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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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Walk through the French monuments

Each country has its own individual and unique cultural heritage, which includes its many monuments. In Russia, typical monuments of the Soviet era were figures of leaders and famous personalities, later interesting sculptural images appeared that help to imagine the characteristics of this or that region, for example, the Merchant with a cat in Rostov-on-Don or the Saratov accordion. Continue reading

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 Russians who come to France from a wide variety of regions, cities and cities. I want to show the cemetery from a slightly different side: through the faces and bits of the destinies of people buried here, through perceptible and not very symbols … Continue reading

Saint-Tropez: a resort renowned for the movies
What do we know about Saint-Tropez? Of course, that this is an expensive, beautiful and fashionable resort on the Mediterranean coast, located on the French Riviera. What else? Perhaps someone…

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Top best restaurants of the Côte d'Azur for true gourmets
Once on the Riviera, do not deny yourself the pleasure of visiting local restaurants - the gastronomy of the Côte d'Azur deserves praise. There are places for every taste -…

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Prostitution in french
In France, the situation with prostitution is elegant in French: it is, of course, there is, but it seems not to be. In any case, there is no law allowing…

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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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