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The fountain of Saint-Leon  
   

The fountain of Saint-Leon

The village's most illustrious son was St Leo, a pope and a great traveller. He strove for peace in the 11th century. Peace is still being sought! Has history taught us nothing?
Colmar and Eguisheim

July 24th 2016
Friday 22 July 2016 Travelling south, back towards Dijon, we stopped at Colmar for lunch. A very different entry welcomed us…the Statue of Liberty! After finding a carpark (what a marvel Neville is!) we wound our way on foot to a canal side restaurant, passing a variety of housing and shops along the way. Eight centuries of Germanic and French architecture feature in this colourfully ecl ... read more
Europe » France » Alsace » Eguisheim

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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