Many fortresses and walled cities/towns fell in the 100 year war between France and Britain, except Mont Saint-Michel. Seeing it explains why! It is still a functioning Monastary. When we were touring, there were 3 nuns praying in the Abby’s Sanctuary.
France 2018 May 23rd 2018 France is a Republic and divided into Regions. Many Regions are famous for specific products. For example, the Region of Champagne is famous for this iconic Brut (sparkling wine that develops it’s bubbles through natural process). Other wines, cheese etc that are well known come from other areas of the country i.e. Bordeaux (not a region but it is a city), Camembert Cheese etc. We travelled thro ... read more
Europe » France 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