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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Archeology in French
The profession of an archaeologist in France can be obtained at special faculties at the universities of Paris, Lyon, Strasbourg or Lille. It should be borne in mind that the…

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Tin, White Valley
Selection of a resort: after visiting French Chamonix in February 2004, it was intended in 2005 to restrict myself to something like Dombai or Krasnaya Polyana. But having visited Elbrus…

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Monthly Archives: June 2018

10-fold increase in fines in private aviation and on water

Russian owners of private jets and helicopters, who were seen in violation of the rules, risk losing a large sum of money. Lawmakers are considering a series of administrative amendments that increase existing fines 10 times.

The measures apply to both individuals and legal entities (including airlines), but the first changes will be affected more. Private owners rarely comply with the regulations, which leads to numerous accidents and victims. Continue reading

ABC of interesting facts about France

And – cars in France in the priority of domestic – brands Peugeot, Citroen and Renault.

B – Bastille, the day of the capture of this prison fortress built in 1370 – July 14, 1889 – is considered one of the most important national holidays. In fact, the main reason for the storming of the Bastille was the seizure of weapons stored there, and not the release of prisoners, who at the time were not more than ten people.

B – the street in each city is named after Victor Hugo in France. 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…

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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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Grape Pastoral Burgundy
To the east of Paris is the historical region of Burgundy, the authentic atmosphere of which has remained unchanged to this day. Among the rivers and valleys, castles rise, and…

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Tin, White Valley
Selection of a resort: after visiting French Chamonix in February 2004, it was intended in 2005 to restrict myself to something like Dombai or Krasnaya Polyana. But having visited Elbrus…

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