Before we went to Breisach we stopped at the Maginot line named after Andre Maginot in 1930's, built to keep out the Germans - which didn't work so well.. and of course, in the inimitable way of the French, this is Saturday, and the museum is closed, because it's the French shopping day and the employees don't want to work on Saturday. So we took pictures, exterior, and moved on. This city, Breisach, was also known as breakwater in early Celtic times until the ri...
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Yet another beautiful day in Europe - the expected high was 71 with no rain. We took a bus tour around Strasbourg, the official seat of the European Parliament and is now a symbol of European unity. We learned that 60,000 people go to germany and Switzerland to work; shop in Germany - Kehl - due to it being 40 percent cheaper in Germany than France. Strasbourg changed nationality 5 times in 75 years. The national bird is the stork and they leave in august ever ye...