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France WWI Cenetenary Taxis de la Marne

People dressed with French uniforms dating from the beginning of WWI leave the Invalides in Paris with ‘Taxis de la Marne’ on September 7, 2014, for a parade during commemorations marking 100 years since the start of WWI. On September 6 and 7, 1914 on the orders of the General Gallieni, about 600 taxis and a few buses were requisitioned in Paris to transport soldiers of the 7th Infantry Division to the front.

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Lemon and oranges

Photos of Citron – Lemon Festival in France

As i always say, people in this world can do anything, like….79th Lemon Festival Citron was held in the French town of Menton. A quiet town on the French Riviera, known as the “Pearl of France” comes alive at dawn and begin the parade. There are the streets of moving scenery with 145 tons of fruit surrounded by confetti, dancers and deafening music. The theme of the festival this year is “The French regions.” It is expected that 200 thousand people will visit this year`s festival which will held from February 17 to March 7. Continue reading