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Gripped by Le Cafard

Marianne C. Bohr | Posted 10.09.2016 | Travel
Marianne C. Bohr

Seven weeks into our year of living in Europe, homesickness hit hard. We're suddenly in the clutches of profound melancholia, in the grip of le cafard. The French have an apt expression for homesickness (mal du pays), but I prefer another term: le cafard, literally "the cockroach."

Phantom Drone Captures Beautiful Images Of Medieval French Castles, Monuments

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

Drones: They're not just for slaughtering people from the air and marketing gimmicks anymore. Researcher Max Nanao has used the evolving technology...

Bull Fighting: France's Christian Baile Seriously Injured In Latest Goring

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A French man officiating at a bull fighting event in Carcassonne, France, was seriously injured when a bull broke into the safety area beside the ring...