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The Patchwork That Is France  
   

The Patchwork That Is France

Ploughed fields, green crops and drying stubble surround the never ending close knit chain of white villages capped with brown terracotta roofs.
Planes, Trains, and A Quick Pass Through Paris

September 18th 2018
I’m sitting next to Prince Harry. Oh, hang on, I’m in economy. I’m sitting next to a guy who resembles Harry. And he drinks gin and tonic. Pretty close. We are 12 hours from Abu Dhabi and 11,538 kilometres from Mecca. I just finished my first meal of chicken with mashed potatoes, halal style. Harry liked it, except for the halal part. Hey Harry, we’re on Etihad. Josh, seated across f ... read more
Europe » France » Île-de-France

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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