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Old times reminders in Lorraine

28 Juillet 2019 , Rédigé par Maryse Publié dans #Lorraine, #Meurthe-et-Moselle

It has been a long time since my last article. After seeing quite a few exhibitions with American cars or soldiers, I think I can mention what is happening in the area at the moment. After celebrating the 100th anniversary of WW1, we are now celebrating...

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Battle in East Sussex, England

7 Août 2017 , Rédigé par Maryse Publié dans #Around Lorraine, #Life

To Christine to celebrate 40 years of (pen) friendship I have been to Battle about ten times and each time I have liked this town of East Sussex. It is so typically English with a "High Street", a "green", old shops but also with modern facilities. And...

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The stud farm of Rosières-aux-Salines

20 Juillet 2017 , Rédigé par Maryse Publié dans #Meurthe-et-Moselle, #Lorraine

Before 1760 there were saltworks in Rosières-aux-Salines. The main well where salted water was pumped is in the middle of the stud farm square. In 1767 the place became a "royal stud farm" and was closed during the French Revolution, but it was soon replaced...

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Hohlandsbourg castle in Alsace

7 Juillet 2017 , Rédigé par Maryse Publié dans #Alsace, #Around Lorraine

Hohlandsbourg castle, near Wintzenheim, is built on a top of the Vosgian mountains, not very high but enough to enjoy a beautiful view towards Colmar, the Black Forest and, of course, the Alsatian flat country. The high walls of Hohlandsbourg castle are...

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Strasbourg cathedral

11 Juin 2017 , Rédigé par Maryse Publié dans #Around Lorraine, #Alsace

Strasbourg cathedral can be seen from far away and recognized thanks to the only tower of the building. From 1647 to 1874 it was the tallest building in the world. A guide has explained to us that, if you imagine Strasbourg cathedral without this high...

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