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Mont Saint-Michel  

Mont Saint-Michel

Mont Saint-Michel is a very popular place to visit. It is a very pretty place with old houses standing close together on the lower parts of the island and higher up, towering over everything else, is the majestic monastery
Normandy part I - Mont Saint-Michel and a few other places

August 31st 2013
I didn't see any Vikings in Normandy In the Wikipedia article on Normandy I found the following passage: "The fiefdom of Normandy was created for the Norwegian Viking leader Hrolf Ragnvaldsson". When I traveled around in various parts of Normandy for a few days I didn't see any trace of any Vikings. But I did see a lot of other interesting things and I will tell you about some of those ... 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
25th September 2013

Hard to beat...isn't it?
10th September 2014

10th September 2014

...and the photo is nowhere near the real thing
Thanks. As so often is the case, it is much better to see it IRL. /Ake

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