…in France

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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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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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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The many faces of Provence

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 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 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

See Paris and not die

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

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

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 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

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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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Eiffel Tower - history and modernity
There is no person in the world who has not heard about the Eiffel Tower - an original architectural structure that attracts a large number of tourists to France. How…

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Finger of the Archangel Michael
At the time of the ancient Romans, Mont Saint-Michel was not yet an island. The gloomy uninhabited rock washed by the waves of the Atlantic was then called the Grave…

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