Curiosities of The Louvre

The Louvre, the most visited museum in the world, has 38,000 works including the most famous: La Joconde. That being said, it also offers some unique and sometimes strange curiosities. #1 Mummies: In the Egyptian wing, there is a mummy like no other. This 2,300-year-old unknown man is wrapped in bandages forming a particular pattern on…

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Hypermarkets: The Cave of Ali Baba to the French!

Most French people shop once a week. In working families one has a tendency to shop on Saturdays. In big cities, people often shop in hypermarkets (mega markets) but in smaller towns and villages, people would rather shop at the market place one or twice a week. Hypermarkets are a concept born in Quebec (Montreal)…

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