Champs Élysées

Champs Élysées

eBook - 2009
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Learn about the history of the Champs Elysees in Paris with iMinds Travel's insightful fast knowledge series. The Champs ElysÉes is the main boulevard of Paris in France. Over the years, it has been a popular rallying point in times of national crisis and celebration. In 1998, for example, the people of Paris assembled here to party all night in celebration of France's soccer win in the World Cup. And every year in July people flock to the Champs ElysÉes to witness the end of the famous Tour de France bicycle race. After a triumphal march in 1871, Parisians lit bonfires under the Arc de Triomphe and down the Champs ElysÉes to get rid of what was referred to as the "stain" of German boots. Today, the Bastille Day procession, which marks the storming of the Bastille, a key event in the French Revolution, begins at the Arc de Triomphe. This procession involves tanks, guns and flags. iMinds will tell you the story behind the place with its innovative travel series, transporting the armchair traveller or getting you in the mood for discover on route to your destination. iMinds brings targeted knowledge to your eReading device with short information segments to whet your mental appetite and broaden your mind.
Publisher: [Mosman] : iMinds, c2009
ISBN: 9781921798016
1921798017
Branch Call Number: DOWNLOADABLE eBOOK
Characteristics: 1 online resource (2 p.)

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