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  • hardie karges 2:20 pm on February 1, 2018 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: Emilie Proulx, France, Karim Ouellet, La Femme, Marseilles, Paris, Poom, Salome' Leclerc   

    French Connection: C’est la vie, and all that jazz… 

    France needs no introduction, of course, she of Germanic roots and Roman speech, one foot on the Atlantic Ocean and the other on the Mediterranean Sea…. (More …)

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  • hardie karges 9:26 pm on January 14, 2013 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , , France, , , Nice   

    Cannes with no Festival, Nice with no Hassle 

    NICE is the heart of the014 French Riviera.  The beach is the big deal here, but Monaco is nearby, and Italy not much farther.  In fact much of Nice’s history lies with Italy, not France.  Founded by Greeks before the Common Era it was in league with Genoa and/or Pisa after the Fall of Rome and in constant struggle against the Arabs and later Barbary pirates.  It was finally ceded to France in 1860, though Italy reoccupied it in WWII.  (More …)

     
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