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The last home of Marie Antoinette – the Conciergerie

“Most of the time you did not stay for a very long in the Conciergerie: you arrived there before being brought before the Revolutionary tribunal and then left immediately after sentencing. The prisoners were very different: as the category of “suspect” was very broad, political opponents lived alongside criminals or counterfeit money makers. The atmosphere […]

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The flames, the tears and the loss – saying goodbye to Notre Dame, Paris

We were standing on the train platform waiting for our train to the airport when Paris lost one of the most iconic buildings – Notre Dame cathedral.

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