Engineering series 1: Bibracte

Table of contents

  1. Introduction
  2. The Morvan massif
  3. Bibracte
    1. Gallic origins
    2. Metallurgy
    3. Civil engineering
  4. The fate of the Gauls

1. Introduction

During the summer of 2016, I made an extensive bike tour through the Morvan massif in east-central France.

Apart from the picturesque landscapes, this region boasts with a noteworthy history and great a many archaeological sites and museum exhibitions.

It gravitates for the most part around the ancient town of Bibracte, which had been an important settlement during the Roman occupation of Gaul (50 B. C.) but was …

The GR20 on Corsica: Hiking the southern part

Table of contents

  1. Introduction
  2. My tour in August 2018
  3. Résumé
  4. Details of the tour
  5. Links

1. Introduction

Socializing during a hiking trip is great, especially when you hike on an exceptional and challenging trail like the GR20 (Grande Randonée 20) on Corsica, France.

And where else do you have the opportunity to take photos with high altitude mountains and the Mediterranean sea on it?

Word of mouth about the beauty of the unique nature still hasn’t spread yet it seems, access to the island is comparatively …

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