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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To France under the sound of modern wheels
As the press recently found out, in the very near future, Russian trains plying the route from Moscow to the capitals and cities of Europe and back will be significantly…

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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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French mountain resorts are fighting for those who do not ski in the mountains

According to the latest research of major European marketing agencies, 25% of those who come to the mountains do not engage in active leisure in the usual way: they do not ski, do not cut snow on the virgin lands, and do not wind kilometers along a flat ski track. Apparently, they are generally not interested in sliding along the tracks as a process. However, these 25% still come to the mountains, and the task of the organizers of the resorts is to make their stay not boring. Continue reading

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…

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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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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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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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