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Louis Hebert

Born here in 1575. He was an apothecary in France and is credited with being the first farmer in New France. There is a monument to him in Quebec City (we haven't seen it yet). There is also one to his wife who was the first (European) teacher in New France.
Paris - Part 1

April 17th 2019
It is sad to sit down to write this blog just after reading about the devastating fire at Notre Dame. It is indeed a sad time for Parisians, the French and, indeed, all of us. It’s hard to believe we were just there being amazed at the beauty of this incredible structure. Luckily we have our memories. Our trip to France was planned around our two cat-sit opportunities rather than anything els ... read more
Europe » France » Île-de-France

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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