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Liguria

Liguria

Holiday is a time to forget the time. The goal is rest and doing nothing. Having a change of the daily routine. I have been to Liguria in North Italy when mountain drops directly into the sea. During this period we even can be bored. One day has no 24 hours but a variable duration sometimes more and sometimes less. I like discovering a new region and something new. And the language is also a change when we don’t understand…

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World’s longest pedestrian suspension bridge opens in Switzerland

World’s longest pedestrian suspension bridge opens in Switzerland

Switzerland has opened the world’s longest suspension footbridge. It is 494 meters long. The bridge is suspended between 1,600 meters and 2,200 meters above sea level. It is only 65 centimeters wide and goes as high as 85 meters above the ground. Hikers, within sight of the famed mountain, the Matterhorn, and the Bernese Alps, can cross it in about 10 minutes The bridge crosses the deepest-cut valley in Switzerland. Hikers can look down onto it through grates in the…

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Montreux in July

Montreux in July

If you go from Lausanne, the motor way from Lausanne to Montreux is maybe the most beautiful motorway in the world. Lake, mountain, vineyard, tunnels and 20 mn later you are in Montreux. I want to invite you just walking at the lake promenade. Forget all and relax. The walking path at the lake is a botanical garden with lot of plants and flowers. Stop and sit at the bench. Montreux is situated at the extrem est side of Geneva…

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Nick Vujicic in France

Nick Vujicic in France

Nick Vujicic  was born in Melbourne, Australia, in 1982, from parents orginaly from Serbia He was born without some fully formed limbs. According to his autobiography, his mother refused to see him or hold him while the nurse held him in front of her, but she and her husband eventually accepted their son’s condition and understood it as God’s plan for their son. He was in invited in France for celebrating 100th aniversary of the Bible House. Here is his…

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La Sarraz Castle

La Sarraz Castle

Built on a rocky spur, the castle of La Sarraz was built in 1049. Unlike most other castles, that of La Sarraz has always been the residence of the barons of La Sarraz and has never changed hands until The death of the last chatelaine in 1948. This peculiarity is its interest and its richness: it has kept the character of a dwelling inhabited and the objects it shelters have been acquired over the years. The Castle of  La Sarraz…

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Paris is not the bigest french speaking city in the word

Paris is not the bigest french speaking city in the word

Paris was the bigest french speaking in the world with more than 10 milions people. But Kinshasa has now in 2017 more people with 12.1 milions inhabitant than Paris (11.9 milions) With an anual demographic groth of 4.2% between 2000 and 2016, the Capital of Congo overtake Paris. Additionaly RDC République Démocratique du Congo is also the biggest french speaking country in the world with 78 milions people. This shows the demographic and economic power of french Africa that has…

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Language war in Switzerland

Language war in Switzerland

Switzerland has 4 official languages : German, French, Italian and Romansh. Traditionaly, the first foreign language taught at school was a national language, German for the french part and French for the german part. But this situation is going to change. French, English or both? Zurich is the latest canton to decide on whether to teach just one foreign language at primary schools. Pupils in the canton currently learn English from age seven and French from age 11, both during…

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Bulle youth meeting RJ 2017

Bulle youth meeting RJ 2017

For this 25th anniversary, the Youth Meeting (RJ) had the theme Freedom .  This Friday, May 5, 2017 in Bulle in Switzerland, thousands of young people meet to celebrate and share the message of freedom. For the first meeting that was broadcasted with youtube,  Ben Fitzgerald shared his testimonies. He is the Leader of Awakening Europe and GODfest Ministries. He spends a lot of his time traveling abroad as an Evangelist and for several years has been a Pastor at Bethel…

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