Contrary to popular expression, when you see Paris, you should not hurry to leave this world – if only because it still has Provence! It is like a novel, written by the hand of the great master: everyone will read in it what is in tune with the soul, but much will remain unsolved … The blooming haze of lavender fields, sonorous concerts of cigales, which became one of the symbols of the edge of proud seniors and romantic troubadours. Continue reading
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 to go under the scorching sun to the right store – and he looks at you, smiles broadly … and understands absolutely nothing ! Familiar? Congratulations! You have become the 100000537th victim of translation difficulties. And if you do not want to find yourself in such a situation again, you should think about a personal translator. Continue reading
There comes a quiet, warm summer night on some floor in a Parisian hotel. True, the hotel is not in the city center, but it is even for the better. Not far from the subway, there is air conditioning, but for some reason it is off. There are enough TV channels, though almost everything is in French: TF1, M6, TV5Monde, etc. Bed linen is changed daily. Morning breakfast … so you can not feed! More precisely, why so much? Continue reading
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
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 of places to eat, without killing the budget, with addresses and photos, but until I reach my feet, hands, and camera … For now, rather a list of general recommendations: Continue reading