Unfinished business with Paris July 27th 2007 After the wedding in England some of us headed over to Paris for a few days. Things were going well until I was parted from my everything wallet - passport, cash, and some. The last couple of days were spent rushing round Paris dealing with admin and legalities to enable me to at least get back to London in the interim. Things could have been much much worse, and fortunately I was travelling with ... read more
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
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