Captain of the first rank
The future captain Cousteau was born on June 11, 1910 in Saint-André-de-Cube-zack, not far from Bordeaux, in the family of a lawyer. The Cousteau family moved a lot from place…

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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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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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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

Portes du Soleil: Skiing without borders
So would Portes du Soleil be no one driven by a high mountain pass, some hundreds on the Franco-Swiss border, between Mont Blanc and Lake Geneva, if his beautiful name,…

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Show them the money
Getting a visa to the Schengen countries is not an easy process. In addition to the standard package of documents (passport, photo, application form, certificate of employment) in some consulates…

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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…

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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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