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Not the covered bridge, though is has a roof: the gates underneath were an important part of the defences built for the city, but didn't work.  
   

Not the covered bridge, though is has a roof: the gates underneath were an important part of the defences built for the city, but didn't work.

Strasbourg - Petite France

September 9th 2018
Most places, notwithstanding your first impression, have some interest. There is always a story, perhaps a lot of stories, that a place has to tell that are interesting. Sometimes you have to look hard for it. Not in Strasbourg though. It has led an interesting existence since its initial establishment as a Roman camp Our first impression walking out of the Gare de Strasbourg in the early eveni ... read more
Europe » France » Alsace » Strasbourg

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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21st September 2018

Insights gained
Travel expands our knowledge of places we think we know something about. Glad to hear they have invested in restoration. Thanks for taking us along.

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