Tag: france

Aug 9, 2017

The Mountain of Hell Bike Race Starts at the Top of a Glacier and All 700 Riders Go at Once

The Mountain of Hell Bike Race Starts at the Top of a Glacier and All 700 Riders Go at Once

It’s the world’s largest downhill mass start, beginning atop Les Deux Alpes glacier (3600m) and finishing down the valley 30 minutes later

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Jan 3, 2017

Disco Ball Concrete Mixer Wants to Party Hard

Disco Ball Concrete Mixer Wants to Party Hard

If you find yourself in Lyon, France, look out for Benedetto Bufalino’s disco ball concrete mixer!

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Dec 27, 2016

Skiing Through the Largest Glacier in France

Skiing Through the Largest Glacier in France

Sam Favret explores the incredible features of the Mer de Glace (Sea of Ice) in Chamonix; France’s 7km long, 200m deep glacier

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Oct 25, 2016

Patrick Commecy Transforms Building Facades Into 3D Works of Art

Patrick Commecy Transforms Building Facades Into 3D Works of Art

An amazing gallery of “trompe l’oeil” murals by French artist Patrick Commecy

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Jul 22, 2016

Picture of the Day: Purple Rain, Port-la-Nouvelle, France

Picture of the Day: Purple Rain, Port-la-Nouvelle, France

A breathtaking 383-second long exposure photograph by Maxime Raynal

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Jun 8, 2016

Then and Now: The 1910 Great Flood of Paris vs 2016 Floods

Then and Now: The 1910 Great Flood of Paris vs 2016 Floods

In January of 1910 the water level of the Seine rose a staggering 8 meters (26 ft) above average

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Jun 7, 2016

Picture of the Day: Into the Jaws…

Picture of the Day: Into the Jaws…

“Into the Jaws of Death” is a historic photograph taken on D-Day, June 6, 1944 by Robert F. Sargent of the United States Coast Guard

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