Wine, World Heritage and French West Coast – Facts and photos from the city of Bordeaux

Its historic city centre is one of UNESCO’s World Heritage List entries as “an outstanding urban and architectural ensemble” of the 18th century. French town Bordeaux. Located in the southwestern part of the country. Home of around 250,000 people. Ran through by the river Garonne. Link: La Boulangerie, a French bakery. People from Bordeaux are called “Bordelais” (for men) and “Bordelaises” (women). The region and … Continue reading Wine, World Heritage and French West Coast – Facts and photos from the city of Bordeaux

PHOTO-REPORT: Eifel town Monschau from above

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Eifel town Monschau unfolds like a miniature world as it’s been watched from the surrounding hills. That’s where the town’s castle from the 13th century is located. First mentioned in 1198, Monschau – its French name is Montjoie – has its origin in the narrow valley of the Rur river.

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