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Latest update : 2018-04-20

Life on the canals of northern France

Freedom, fresh air, beautiful scenery by the canal... More than just a job, working on a barge is a way of life. On the canals between Dunkirk and the Belgian border, Gino and Jennifer show us a typical day on board the Tennessee. Even though their lives are less tough than those of their parents, who were also boatmen, it’s not always easy to juggle family life and life on the boat.

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2018-10-19 You are here

Fishing in France's Grau du Roi harbour, a family tradition

We head to the Grau du Roi harbour near Montpellier, in southern France, to meet a family of fishermen who have worked here for five generations. Today, Paul Gros is passing the...

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2018-10-12 You are here

The Piton de la Fournaise volcano: Sparks fly on France’s Reunion Island

It's one of the most active volcanoes on earth. The Piton de la Fournaise, on France's Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean, continues to erupt regularly. Classed as a UNESCO World...

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2018-10-08 You are here

Les Calanques: The idyllic coves of the south of France

In the south of France, the rocky inlets known as "Les Calanques" become popular as soon as spring arrives. Whether it's in Figuerolles, Cassis, Port-Miou or Marseille, these...

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2018-09-28 You are here

The mines and mills of France's Ardennes region

There's not a red tile or thatched roof in sight across France's Ardennes region. This border region with Belgium is instead covered with the grey tones of slate, which was mined...

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2018-09-21 You are here

Yes they cancan: Backstage at the Moulin Rouge

Its dancers, costumes and music have dazzled spectators since 1889. Today, the Moulin Rouge still attracts tens of thousands of visitors each year, curious to enter this...

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