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16/08/17

Emotional Experience through D Day

D-Day and operation OVERLORD are often regarded as one of the most important operation of all time. The stretch of beach along the Calvados coast is world famous for the part it played in turning around World War II on the 6th of June 1944, when British, Canadian and American troops broke through Nazi defenses. Normandy is indelibly marked by the momentous events of June 1944, and the ensuing months leading to the...

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27/07/17

Getting to Burgundy

Like many of us, my discovery of Burgundy began in a car. Driving seemed to be the most easy way to get to and around this vast region Years ago, on my earliest holiday visits to France, a drive anywhere south of Calais was a tortuous affair with the drivers of Paris waiting to introduce me to the art of Latin motoring. Now, with impressive autoroutes, the drive is easy on the state of mind and fast. It is...

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14/02/17

Where can I Store my Bags in Paris & France? 1 hour, day, week

Luggage storage is one of the most frequent questions we get at BonjourLaFrance. Here are some solutions. The most readily available places for lugguage storage are your arrival and departure points: train stations and airports. There can be automatic lockers and/or manual handling. In French these are known as ‘consignes’. Here are the details to go ‘luggage free’ or have it stored or...

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27/01/17

Channel Crossing Getaway Offer – Depart from the UK or France

If you’re traveling to France by car before March 1, 2017 then ACT NOW to get the best Channel Crossing Offer. Up to 4 days of fun, enjoyment or business in France or the UK for a mere £59 per person You’ve always wanted to visit Brittany or Normandy. Then, what better way to launch 2017 than a trip to France? It’s probably time for a winter break … a change of horizon to brighten up you...

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17/12/16

Flags of France – Bleu, Blanc, Rouge

The national flag of France (known in French as drapeau tricolore, drapeau bleu-blanc-rouge, drapeau français, rarely, le tricolore and, in military parlance, les couleurs) is a tricolour featuring three vertical bands coloured blue (hoist side), white, and red. The national flag of France is known to English speakers as the French tricolor (American English), the French tricolour (British English), or the...

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