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Category Archives: France
My son Matthew Buie-Nervik, his bride and not quite two-year-old son spent two weeks in Europe for the Christmas holidays 2016. “We just returned the tiny Fiat rental car today,” he wrote on Dec. 30. “We drove 3108 kilometers (nearly 2000 … Continue reading
The Netherlands, Switzerland, Portugal, Germany, Belgium, Lithuania, Denmark France, Norway, Iceland and Spain compete for second, to Trump’s America First. Vanity Fair offered highlights.
A friend is staying in Paris, near the Eiffel Tower, and close to this memorial. He writes: “We are staying steps away from the site of a most brutal horror, the first major roundup of more than 13,000 French Jews … Continue reading
In the movie Chocolat (2000), a woman and her daughter open a chocolate shop in a small French village that shakes up the rigid morality of the community.