Wednesday, June 23, 2010
The Tarn is a river of the South of France. It is situated in the mountains of the "Massif Central" and flows into the Garonne.
The Tarn is appreciated for the gorges which it has dug upstream to Millau and which are remarkable places.
The tourist activities are: canoeing, rafting, Hydrospeed, sport fishing, bathing, sailing and rowing
The Albi motorace circuit is a automobile circuit which is 3573 meters long. It was created in 1959. In the beginning, the races were junior then junior, formule 2 and the formule 3.Today,there have been 67 "grand prix" on this circuit. This grand prize is called: THE GRAND PRIZE OF ALBI. The winner of the 1 st grand prix is called Colin David. Here are some photos:
Monday, June 21, 2010
Gaillac is a vineyard of the South. West. It is situated fifty kilometers North East of Toulouse. Gaillac is one of the oldest vineyards of France. The Gaillac appellation area covers two thousand five hundred hectare spread over seventy-three caves for an A.O.C production of over hundred sixty five thousand hcl. It can produce a great variety of elaborate wines a wide range of dry, sweet and a "perlé" (sparkling) white wines, red and rosé as well as sparkling wines.
Tuesday, June 15, 2010
Jean Jaurès is a french politician ,born in Castres (Tarn) on september 3 rd ,1859 and dead slaughtred in Paris on july 31 st,1914.Speak and socialist parliamentarion he notably distinguished by his pacifism and its opposition to the First World War.
Monday, June 14, 2010
The clinic Claude Bernard was created in 1970, and developed regulary.
The clinic Claude Bernard in numbers :
approximately 20 000 patients every year
The means :
22 000 m2 of buildings on ha of land.
66 specialized doctors and 452 other employees (nurses, secretaries,...)
Jean-françois de Galaup, its Laperouse was born in 1741 to Albi. It is a sailor(browser) and a French explorer. He(it) enters in sailor it in 1756. He(it) participates in several campaigns(countrysides) against English. They becomes famous in particular in 1782 by attacking(affecting) and by destroying(annulling) the English establishments of the bay(berry) of Hudson. Lapérouse is in charge of in 1785 by king louis XVI of an exploratory expedition around the world; leaves thus Brest on August 1st, 1785 with frigates(frigate birds) the compass and the astrolabe in 1788 one stops having ofnews(short stories)...
Thursday, June 10, 2010
It is in red brick.
It was constructed between 1282 and 1480.
It's a gothic monument.
It has got an organ of the 18th century.
The fresco are of renaissance style.
There is a painting of the middle age.It has got only one entry.
It is one of the big gest building in brick of the world.
Two century were necessary to construct.
Today it is one of the most visited
cathedrals of France.