Bretagne = Brittany

Flag Wikipedia: Bretagne (Brittany) is a cultural region in the northwest of France, covering the western part of what was known as Armorica during the period of Roman occupation. It became an independent kingdom and then a duchy before being united with the Kingdom of France in 1532 as a province governed as if it …

Paris’ Notre-Dame Cathedral

Photo: edwademd, Interior (2012) Paris – On April 15, 2019, a fire broke out in the roof of Notre-Dame Cathedral, causing considerable damage to the building. The cathedral’s spire and roof collapsed, and significant damage was done to the interior of the church as well as its artifacts. Key Linksnotredamedeparis.fr Elsewhere on the WebICOMOS HeadlinesNotre …

Wild France = France Sauvage

Photo: Bruno Jargot, Village of Arvieux Planeta.com spotlights biodiversity and conservation in France. This page curates relevant resources related to the parks, reserves, and world heritage sites across the country. Suggestions are welcome. Wikipedia: The national parks of France is a system of ten national parks throughout metropolitan France and its overseas departments, coordinated by …

France Food

Spotlight on French cuisine, restaurants, cooking schools, recipes HeadlinesRiz au lait: A simple French dish made from pantry staples – BBC Recommended ListeningThe rise and fall of French cuisine – Has French cuisine, once upon a time the pinnacle of gastronomy, fallen victim to its own history? Features Planeta

Paris Links

Paris Flag What would locals like others know about Paris? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesParis’ famous Champs-Élysées set for green transformation – CNNCoronavirus: Paris to shut bars and raise alert to maximum – BBC The invisible city beneath Paris – New YorkerA Three-Day Expedition To Walk Across Paris Entirely UndergroundParis Metro …