So, just where were we?

Eastern France

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Brief History of Lorraine
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Southeast of
(in the blue circles on the maps below

Nancy was the capital of the historic duchy of Lorraine.
It is now the capital of the département of

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Nancy, "Capitale des luminaires,"

is a town that symbolises the 18th C and still has an intense intellectual relationship
with the Age of Enlightenment.
Stanislas, an enlightened king, defender of the freedom of expression,
confirmed Lorraine as a land of ideas.

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Place Stanislas, Place de la Carrière and Place d'Alliance
are UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
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More about Nancy
(in 4 languages)
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and here

a Village southeast of Nancy

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Patrick and Isabelle's home is on the edge of the village.
We never actually got into the village itself.

To go inside...
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