Quick Shout May 18th 2007 I am currently on the train, en-route to Dijon. I have my hostel booked, and all is well.
I have started to read Hugo's 'Les Misérables,' with the help of my French-English dictionary. I figure that after I get through the first few hundred pages, the rest will be easy, and I'll have a better understanding of the language. I may have to get a new dictionary, however, because the one I broug ... read more
Europe » France » Burgundy » Dijon 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