Photo of the Week – July 13, 2012

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Photo of the Week – July 13, 2012
In honor of the upcoming fête nationale, this week’s photo, titled “Le 14 Juillet : la course en sac à Belleville” shows kids having a Bastille day sack race. These festivities took place in Belleville, a neighborhood in northeast Paris, in the year 1932. Other traditions of the French National Day include the oldest and largest military parade in Europe, which makes it’s way down the Champs-Élysées in front of the President and crowds of spectators.   This work (Le 14 Juillet : la course en sac à Belleville : ), via Gallica.bnf.fr) is free of known copyright restrictions.   Subscribe for FREE weekly newsletters. BonjourParis has been a leading France travel and French lifestyle site since 1995.     Readers’ Favorites: Top 100 Books, imports & more at our Amazon store We update our daily selections, including the newest available with an Amazon.com pre-release discount of 30% or more. Find them by starting here at the back of the Travel section, then work backwards page by page in sections that interest you. Current favorites, including bestselling Roger&Gallet unisex fragrance Extra Vieielle Jean-Marie Farina….please click on an image for details.               Click on this banner to link to Amazon.com & your purchases support our site….merci! <br>
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