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Alsace in a window

24 Septembre 2013 , Rédigé par Maryse Publié dans #Around Lorraine, #Alsace

It is quite unusual to see a whole region in a shop window. We found it in Eguisheim in August. Storks are part of the region and you see them flying above your heads in lots of places nowadays. You also find them in shops, small and big. They are everywhere...

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The old town of Eguisheim in Alsace

10 Septembre 2013 , Rédigé par Maryse Publié dans #Around Lorraine, #Alsace

Eguisheim has been chosen by French people as their favourite village in 2013. So we have seen a lot of videos and photos about it, but I couldn't avoid taking more photos as it is really a typical Alsatian village with an uncommon shape. The village...

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Special Day in Eguisheim in Alsace

4 Septembre 2013 , Rédigé par Maryse Publié dans #Around Lorraine, #Alsace

Fog was so thick when we were on tops of the Vosges mountains that, after a short walk, we took our map and decided to go down to the plain. Which way ? Alsace or Lorraine ? Alsace ! We chose to go to Eguisheim, the favourite village of French people...

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Chappe Telegraph Tower near Saverne

19 Août 2013 , Rédigé par Maryse Publié dans #Around Lorraine, #Alsace

The tower is now nearly hidden by the trees around, but there is a sign pointing out where it stands. It is a round tower with pivoting blades on the top. The system was invented in France by Claude Chappe and started working in 1792. It conveyed information...

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The Devil's Bridge of Haut-Barr Castle

17 Août 2013 , Rédigé par Maryse Publié dans #Around Lorraine, #Alsace

Haut-Barr Castle stands on three big rocks. The bishop of Strasbourg has bought the third rock to an abbey and then needed a bridge to link it to the two others. The first bridge was built around 1170. When it was nearly finished, it collapsed. A second,...

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