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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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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Fire at Notre-Dame de Paris: French symbol in the flames of the Belgian and local press
On Tuesday, the French press recalled with great sadness the tragedy of the fire of the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. In the Belgian editions, editors are also located at…

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Secrets of the Parisian sky

The first two decades of the twentieth century, the French designers were the leaders in the production of aircraft, the aircraft they created differed not only in a variety of forms, but also in interesting engineering projects, as well as in quantity. The originality of the French aircraft industry was also manifested in the fact that the first factory in 1910 was created by a silk merchant, Armand Deperdussen. The name, consisting of the abbreviation of his name – SPAD, was retained by the next owner, the famous pilot Louis Bleriot, who supplied the new fighters not only in the French Air Force, but also in other European powers, including Russia. Continue reading

The whole truth about the English Channel
The English Channel connects the two largest countries in Europe - France and the UK. The length of the strait is 578 km, and the width is from 32 km…

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Dungeons of the City of Light
The French capital is often called the City of Light. The facades of light-colored stone houses, wide avenues, the yellowish waters of the Seine, and now the beautiful night illumination…

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Life in the French province
The French province is a small ancient city and village, surrounded by mountains, meadows or valleys. The life in them, filled with special charm, has cardinal differences from its flow…

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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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