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Travel and volcanoes! Posted by on Apr 20, 2010

Le volcan Eygalskjfksdfjncadufhaushdfsksjfaskjdfsjdsaa has really changed the game for le transport aérien (aerial transportation). It has directed traffic to other forms of travel, as well as to the pleasures of being cloué à Paris or wherever you are stranded (if you keep your bonne humeur!). For us, it’s a chance to brush up on some…

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What is an “Énarque” ? (2ème partie) Posted by on Apr 14, 2010

We have seen, il y a deux jours (two days ago), a “special species” of people in France called “les énarques.” We found out that they in fact represent the French élite, the crème de la crème of the civil servants, a position in la société française (the French society) which naturally earns them both admiration and outrage. At the beginning, the É.N.A…

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Baggage Thieves! Posted by on Oct 1, 2008

According to an article in Le Monde today, a baggage theft ring has been caught at Roissy-Charles de Gaulle airport with approximately 450,000 euros worth of stolen goods.  The baggage handlers’ finds included computers, iPods, iPhones, cell phones, jewelry, perfume, luxury shoes and travelers checks.  Many items were later sold on eBay.  In 2007, there…

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