A French Fort, Long Lost, Is Found in South Carolina
France in 1562 dispatched an expedition of two ships and 150 men under Jean Ribaut. On the coast of present-day South Carolina, Ribaut decided to build a fort overlooking a harbor he called "one of the greatest and fayrest havens in the world." It was the ...
A bicycle gourmet in France
The Tour de France reminds us that there are two kinds of cyclist. Racy ones, who measure satisfaction in rivers of sweat and breathless panoramas savoured from hard-won mountain passes; and the rest of us, whose reward at the end of a long morning in the ...
Up the river to destiny: Missouri’s history, told in French
But then came a shout, and everyone was suddenly outside, peering down on the river. Huge canoes ... Bourgmont dutifully made the long trip to take the survivor home. Building relations In 1720, Bourgmont embarked for France with his 5-year-old son ...
A Successful Push to Restore
One of Spain’s largest rivers, the Duero, Some of the most dramatic environmental battles in Europe have been over water engineering projects. is being cleared of dams and other man-made obstacles. On France’s longest river, the Loire, where two ...
7-Night Paris & Normandy River Cruise from $1,356
Prices start from $1,356 per person, for an inside cabin. The Deal: See France like never before on an exciting week-long river cruise from Paris with Viking River Cruises. Explore popular destinations in Paris, including the Eiffel Tower and the Louvre.