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Café polyglotte at CALM

Café polyglotte at CALM On the 1st March 2016 I went into my garden to fix to a tree a small bracelet in red and white cotton thread that I had been given as a gift from a Bulgarian lady in February. I was thus following an ancient Bulgarian tradition: that of the Martenitsa, commonly known as Baba Marta (Baba Marta Day)...
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Lacanau Océan as a background on Youtube

L.E.J. The female trio which became a hit on Youtube in 2015 and 2016, thanks to their series of musical revivals, have chosen Lacanau Ocean for their video entitled “Summer 2015“...
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Red gold of the Médoc

L'or rouge du Médoc In the commune of Gaillan-en-Médoc, not far from the vineyards and near the road to Pin Sec beach, you’ll find one of the most unusual crops in the Médoc. After his travels and the ups and downs of life, François Soum returned to his native Médoc aiming to achieve one of his dreams...
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Serge Andron, lighthouse keeper at Cordouan

Serge Andron, lighthouse keeper at Cordouan In the past the post of lighthouse keeper often used to pass from father to son. But in my case I was really drawn to the sea because I was from the Vendée, from the village of St. Gilles Croix de Vie, which was a big fishing port. I had an uncle and 3 cousins who were fishermen and when I was little I often went out on my uncle’s boat with him...
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Contemporary witnesses of the end of the war in Nord-Médoc

Getuigen van het einde van de oorlog in de Noord-Médoc Along the coast of the Médoc, one can now hardly take in, 70 years after the end of the second world war, the traces of its fateful past. It has almost vanished from the collective memory: while the older generation remembers the war and its consequences, the young are more interested in planning for their future. Those who lived through the war when they were children, are today a valuable source of evidence of the history of the Médoc for the younger generation, for there are few surviving documents relating to this period...
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