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Tagged With: France

Another extensive car museum in Southeastern France: Cite d’Automobile

Close to Basel, Switzerland there is a lesser known car museum in Mulhouse, France – Cité d’Automobile. If you want to go to someplace off the beaten path and you like cars, I recommend going to Mulhouse where the Cité d’Automobile is located at. It’s not far from Basel and I thought that it was … Continue reading »

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Verdun, the deadliest battlefield of World War I

Verdun, probably THE most deadliest battlefield of World War I where the Germans and French had been fighting for months, almost a year-long battle during the Germans driving towards the French capital only to become bogged down at this mountainous, hilly section of eastern France. The Germans ended up getting stuck in the mud due … Continue reading »

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The beaches of Normandy, famous World War II battlesite that sparked the USA’s big push into Europe

The beaches of Normandy, France… where thousands bled and died during the D-Day invasion during World War II. It’s now considered one of the most famous World War II battlefields that many movies, books, comics, and video games are based on this location. The D-Day invasions are quite often depicted as an important event during … Continue reading »

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Napoleon’s contributions to Paris, France, and the World

Napoleon Bonaparte, one of the most famous French leaders or perhaps of the most famous leaders of all time, put his stamp on France and on the world through his military genius and very analytical-processing mind. His ability to multi-task like a supercomputer enabled him to enact reforms within the French government which helped the … Continue reading »

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Paris – the famous Eiffel Tower, Louvre Museum, Notre Dame Cathedral

Ahhh, Paris, the city of love. Or more like crowded and polluted city of disgust by the locals. No, I’m serious. I really think the locals are really sick of tourists who have no idea that they are basically barbarians in this French capital but at the same time, I don’t think the natives understand … Continue reading »

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