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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European Savage Course Short
Blessed be, united Europe, which gives the holders of Schengen visas the opportunity to quietly move between a dozen countries of the Old World. If you are among the lucky…

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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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Portes du Soleil: Skiing without borders

So would Portes du Soleil be no one driven by a high mountain pass, some hundreds on the Franco-Swiss border, between Mont Blanc and Lake Geneva, if his beautiful name, “Gates of the Sun”, did not decide in the late 1960s to give to a large ski region . “Every skier has the right to go and see what lies beyond the horizon,” says Article one of the playful social contract adopted at Port-du-Soleil. The idea of ​​free movement in space was the basis for the creation of a region. Continue reading

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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Time travel
Beautiful living is an art that is not accessible to everyone. And it's not just about the money. You can do business beautifully, be able to understand the wine and…

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Portes du Soleil: Skiing without borders
So would Portes du Soleil be no one driven by a high mountain pass, some hundreds on the Franco-Swiss border, between Mont Blanc and Lake Geneva, if his beautiful name,…

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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,…

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