Accident

The bronze doors - ©Anecdotrip.com / CC-BY-NC-SA The bronze doors - ©Anecdotrip.com / CC-BY-NC-SA

Anarchy in France Between 1892 and 1894, a surge of attacks struck France. Paris, especially. It happened in a pretty strained context: the rich became richer and the poor... sank into poverty. The...

Paris Stock Exchange, L'Illustration, 1840 - ©Internet Archive Book Images / Public domain Paris Stock Exchange, L'Illustration, 1840 - ©Internet Archive Book Images / Public domain

Stink-bomb! March 5th 1886. Place de la Bourse. 3:15 PM. It was a cold afternoon. The crowd of regular small investors overran inside the Stock Exchange. At that moment, a guy turned up and weaved...

Gilbert's grave - ©Rijin / CC-BY-SA Gilbert's grave - ©Rijin / CC-BY-SA

The poet's farewell A fake grave? Yes, the one belonging to Nicolas Gilbert, poet from Lorraine in the 18th century. A grave also known as Sarcophage du Lacrymatoire. We can read on it those poetry...

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Lully's grave Hey! Lully was buried in Notre-Dame-des-Victoires. We can see his grave topped by a bust by sculptor Collignon. Between Lully, two Genies: the profane Music and the sacred Music... On...

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Scoop: a crushed man in la Laugerie! Mortal rock slide The abri de la Laugerie-Basse is part of the group of caves nicknamed grottes du Grand-Roc. A natural hole sitting on the Eyzies site, along...

Inside the cave - ©TwoWings / Public domain Inside the cave - ©TwoWings / Public domain

A dangerous chasm Crooks, suicides and accidents In the area, people call the chasm Trou-de-Promeissat, ″Promeyssac’s hole″. A chasm full of mysteries, of terrible legends… Legends, because crooks...

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A mooing ox! Once upon a time a stream known as Bonheur (″Happiness″): its source is in the mont Aigoual. In Camprieu, it goes inside the causse… after a 1 kilometre travel, it goes out again by a...

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Shoots in the night Nuits is mentioned since the Middle Ages. But the first lord who went down history was Pierre de Chenu: he get the land in 1533. We were in middle of the Renaissance era! His son...

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Saint-Mathew Saint-Mathieu district is the oldest one in Morlaix. In the past, it was a district, the trading heart of the old city. Saint-Mathieu priory dates back to the 11th century. A...

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Guillaume d'Olt's foundation Back in the 12th century. Guillaume de Calmont-d'Olt, bishop of Cahors, was a proud lord. He loved galloping through meadows, hunting! But one day, his horse nearly...


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