Tag Archive for: history

sadfrog le 30 avril 2024

A coincidence ???

Famous French Spa Towns

Histoire des stations thermales

NZ’s first wine review

By a Frenchman

Gustave Eiffel, et le pont à Boulouparis

A Gustave Eiffel bridge in the Pacific

Du vin à l’école

Wine in Schools

sadfrog le 25 novembre 2023

Dying traditions

Encore Napoléon

More about Napoleon

Entretien avec Oppenheimer (1958)

Interview in French

sadfrog le 10 janvier 2023

Le Palais Idéal du Facteur Cheval – The Ideal Palace of Postman Cheval

Hauterives is situated 30 miles north-east of Valence and welcomes over 120.000 tourists a year thanks to a fantastic, extravagant monument that is unique in the world.

The « Palais Idéal » built by Postman Cheval, combines aspects of a khmer temple, a mosque, a hindu sanctuary, a feudal castle, a Swiss chalet and the manger in Bethlehem.