Napoleon the Invalid and other such Ridiculousness September 10th 2011 After waking up suitably late and being even more suitably chastised for it, we stumbled out of the house and rode off into the sunset. Ok it wasn't that late, it was around 11 when we left. Got to the metro and held up a variety of unimpressed Parisians at the ticket machine as it seemed to be beyond my parents. Unamused Parisian was not amused. It worked eventually though.
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Europe » France » Île-de-France » Paris 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