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…

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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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Saint-Tropez: a resort renowned for the movies
What do we know about Saint-Tropez? Of course, that this is an expensive, beautiful and fashionable resort on the Mediterranean coast, located on the French Riviera. What else? Perhaps someone…

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Monthly Archives: February 2018

Menhir – a long stone

Seeing us in the Breton small town Lokmariaker, friends instructed: – The town, of course, is small, but you will not be bored around some dolmens and menhirs. There will be something to do. Indeed, literally at every step, it was enough to leave the city (and it ended before it started), we found huge stones: some stood like pillars, others were piled one on another, like gigantic tables, and from the third there were whole galleries . Over these centuries, if not millennia, legends have been made about these stones and, what is most funny, they are still composed, however, under the guise of nothing to confirm the alleged scientific hypotheses. Continue reading

New life of old Beaubourg

When, in the old Parisian quarter of Beaubourg, a cultural center was opened to the wider public, the bewilderment was more than enough. At first, many Parisians could not get used to this strange structure, especially considering that it was intended as a repository of the most outstanding works from all fields of art. Very little time passed, and the Pompidou Center, which is otherwise simply called “Beaubourg,” literally became a hostage to its own popularity. The capacity planned by its creators could not be compared with the actual number of visitors. Continue reading

Curious facts about France
France is a country about which you can talk endlessly. It seems that life will not be enough to learn it to the end. In this article we have collected…

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Exhibition of rare stones in Monaco
The World Institute of Minerals holds an exhibition of stones at the Grimaldi Forum of the Principality of Monaco. It was organized by a collector, for whom stones became the…

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The best beaches of the Cote d'Azur
Riviera is one of the most popular tourist destinations in France. Holidays on the Cote d'Azur are associated by travelers with beautiful hotels and villas, healthy food and with an…

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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…

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