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Those crazy French!  
   

Those crazy French!

Ah Paris!

October 12th 2010
There is something frustrating about Paris, like the fact that every Irish pub or English pub I come across is shut, like the fact that they closed the stairway up the Eiffel Tower just as I was about to make the climb, like the fact the Conciergerie with its Reign of Terror prisons still intact is shut for three weeks for refurbishment, like the fact the transport strike means I probably won't ge ... 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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