Tag Archives: Le Havre

Une Chanson douce

Beloved French singer, songwriter, and guitar-player Henri Gabriel Salvador was born on July 18, 1917 in French Guiana, one of the Départments d’outre mer. (A DOM is a former French colony that is part of France. Those who live there … Continue reading

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Couper les ponts

The Pont Normandie opened for business on January 20, 1995. At the time, it was the largest cable-stayed bridge in the world at over 2,000 meters long, a record it held for nine years. The upside-down Y pylons were made … Continue reading

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