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The swan and its babies

18 May 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Josty1

Have you ever seen baby swans ? A baby swan is called a cygnet (pronounced ‘sig-nit’). This name stems from the Latin word “cygnus“, meaning swan. The “et” at the end roughly implying “little”. They are so cute, but if you see a swan with its cygnets...

The Lake Annecy in France

11 May 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Josty1

In my last post we saw the medieval city of Annecy in France, but there is also a very beautiful lake next to this city, called the Lake Annecy. Located between the alpine mountains, the Lake Annecy is the third largest lake in France with a Surface...

The beautiful city of Annecy in France

5 May 2021 1 minute read 1 comment Josty1

Located in the french Alps, Annecy is a beautiful medieval city often called the French Venice because of its canals crossing the city and its old buildings. Here are some pictures of this amazing place :   The "Palais de l'Isle", it's a 12th-centur...

The fortress "Saint-André" in France

15 Apr 2021 1 minute read 2 comments Josty1

Located in Villeneuve-lès-Avignon in the Gard department in France, the "Fort Saint-André" was a medieval fortress dating from the first half of the 14th century. That fortress was commissioned in the late 13th century by Philip the Fair (the King of...

A beautiful medieval village - Virieu, France

12 Apr 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Josty1

Let me present you « Virieu », a beautiful medieval village in France. In this place that I visited last year, it’s possible to see beautiful houses with high roofs, these roofs are typical of the "Dauphiné" (former State of the Kingdom of France)....