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Strasbourg

May 20th 2009
Bonjour, Arrival at Strasbourg was less than scintilating. We crossed the Rhine from Germany into France, singing "Vive la France" as we entered. I'm still not really sure why we sang, but it seemed mildly entertaining at the time. However, we were not at the hotel quite yet. That step would take the better part of an hour and a half! We droved along one side of the canal lining the Grand Ile, ... read more
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French Flag Although ultimately a victor in World Wars I and II, France suffered extensive losses in its empire, wealth, manpower, and rank as a dominant nation-state. Nevertheless, France today is one of the most modern countries in the world and is a leader am... ... read more
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