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In the English Channel the difference between high and low tide is very large. They have a quite cleaver solution to avoid the boats sinking down in the mud at low tide. They have a barrier low enough for the boats to leave at high tide but high enough to trap enough water at low tide to keep the boats afloat
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
Europe » France » Lower Normandy » Mont Saint-Michel

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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