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Honfleur in the evening  
   

Honfleur in the evening

We had a great evening meal at water\'s edge here.
Europe Potpourri - 7

June 28th 2012
I blog from La Rochelle where centuries ago much of France's trade with the new World took place, i.e., the West Indies, Canada and Louisanna. Our hotel is loated in the centre of the action and just five minutes walk from the old city and harbour. Stores and restaurants line the area and people mill about enjoying the seaside ambience. Our hotel once housed the first King of France. One of my ... read more
Europe » France » Poitou-Charentes » La Rochelle

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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