On Bastille Day Weekend, Celebrating the Fraternity of Citroen Ownership
19 Responses to BASTILLE DAY. JonnyJames | July 14, 2012 at 10:40 pm |. Excellent! and timely to boot. General Rasta, SLA | July 14, 2012 at 11:25 pm |. @Max, Stacy. WHERE'S THE BERNANKSTER IN THAT LINEUP?
PARIS — Military jets trailing exhaust in the red, white and blue of the French flag opened Francois Hollande's first Bastille Day parade as president on Saturday and jumpers gliding in on parachutes in the same patriotic
There was an air of Gallic insouciance in Midtown on Sunday, as a caravan of French-built classic cars and motorbikes wended its way through Manhattan in service of a petrol-fueled tradition, the Greater New York Citroën and Vélosolex Touring Club
On 14 July, France celebrates its national holiday in commemoration of the storming of the Bastille prison, which took place in 1789 and marked the beginning of the French Revolution.
Every year, the invitees to the Bastille Day reception at the residence of the French ambassador complain of the sweltering heat and the humidity. But they continue to come in large numbers every year, crowding into the back garden like sweaty sardines.