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4. Bort-les-Orgues  

HIDDEN FRANCE 5.Bort-les-Orgues 4. Bort-les-Orgues

The lake behind the dam holding the Dordogne river
HIDDEN FRANCE 5.Bort-les-Orgues

October 3rd 2012
HIDDEN FRANCE 5.Bort-les-Orgues I've just figured out something!... When I was a kid, my grand-parents used to rave about Bort-les-Orgues (pronounced 'Borleyzorg' and hence written that way). I was a kid in the 1950's, yes, last century. Yesterday, doing a bit of research on the net to be able to write something clever about the place, I learnt that the big hydro-electric ... 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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