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Today in Transportation History - 1981: The LGV Sud-Est Roars Down the Tracks

The first section of France’s first high-speed rail line officially began operations. The LGV Sud-Est was being built as a transit link between Paris and Lyon, and the inaugural festivities for the new line included a special train running on the completed segment between Lyon and the commune of Montchanin. 123 mots de plus

History

French Castle and what took so long.

There has been a bit of a delay on my part in posting. I have a good reason I swear, or more truthfully, a valid reason. 393 mots de plus

Travel

Construction for Ratatouille Attraction Underway

By: Amy Kawa

The third non-movie attraction to come to Epcot’s World Showcase is beginning to take shape!  This week, the Disneyland Paris-original Ratatouille attraction began its story in Walt Disney World’s France Pavilion. 70 mots de plus

Parks And Resorts

History 9808A - The Value of Digital Preservation

One of the things I love about the Public History program so far are the connections I’m making between our in-class discussions and my experience as an historian. 607 mots de plus

Military History

Brute Isolation: Trump and the Art of Unraveling the Iran Deal

Contrary to a barrage of spin, the P5+1 meeting on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly to assess implementation of the Iran nuclear deal did not go especially well, as diplomats confirmed to Asia Times. 828 mots de plus

US

Life Update #6: Settling into France (one month update!)

Bonjour!

As I’m writing this, it has been almost a month since I arrived in France to begin my third consecutive year abroad (but my first year as a… 1 178 mots de plus

Personal

Saint-Nizier’s Stained Glass Windows: Emotions & Old Stories

The major discovery of our trip to Lyon, France, was the Saint-Nizier Church. It was not on our list and we just discovered it while exploring the Presqu’ile district of Lyon, that piece of land embraced by the two rivers, Saône and Rhône, in the heart of the Old City. 376 mots de plus

Travelling