Strasbourg - The Tescos of Europe August 22nd 2011 Strasbourg – The Tescos of Europe
Waitrose or Lidl?
As you drive into Strasbourg the signs welcome you to “ le Carrefour de l’Europe”. As an ignorant foreigner I only know Carrefour as a major French supermarket chain.
“Carrefour” actually means “crossroads” which is one way of describing the fact that Fra ... read more
Europe » France » Alsace » Strasbourg 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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