Towards France...In the land of the storks (Alsace). One day in September 1871, two little orphans...André Volden, 14 years old...and his brother, Julien, 7 years old...left Phalsbourg to go to...
In France, at Saint-Quirin, at the home of Fritz, the Ranger. -- From your friend, M. Etienne. "My Dear Fritz, I have recommended you to the sons of our friend Rolden, who wish to return to...
(TO MARSEILLE, 240 Km.) -- I've had enough, it is too far to Marseille... -- I know that it is sad for us to be alone...come now, brother, have courage! -- Here we are, after three days of...
At daybreak, the "Poitou" sailed towards La Rochelle. Guillaume, the pilot. Put at the bottom of the bilge, little Julien writes down his impressions of the trip. "The 'Poitou...
THE GOOD HOSTESS. After having left Celles they encountered a brave man who drove them to Epinal for free. They knew where to knock, but would they be well received? -- We stayed in Celles, at the...
On the express train to Marseille, a traveler told them the names of the towns they saw... Avignon, the ancient city of the Popes. Arles, the "Alley of the Alyscamps". After having...
In Dunkirk, at the home of Guillaume, a pleasant surprise awaited them. -- Look at what came for you both. -- Some crates in your name. -- There's even my umbrella. -- It's a gift from...
THE WRONG GUIDE. Surprised by rain, Andre shouted to a driver who was passing by. -- Mister, if you are going to Besançon, could you drive us? -- Yes, but not for nothing...and you must pay me in...
The next day at dawn, they left for Sète. -- Here it is, children, the boat that carried my father as well as me, it is solid like a castle. They pass Fort St. Nicholas...continue by the Chateâu d...
The Grande-Lande. -- It is here that we will find Guillaume. -- I had told you, Mister Guillaume, that we would come visit you. -- Frantz, I am ruined. Our parents, who have given us this farm,...
MONSIEUR GERTAL. The children visited Besançon and slept there. Their hotelier introduced them to Mr. Gertal, a brave peddler from the Jura. -- Mr. Gertal, here are the two children that the...
A COURAGEOUS LIFEGUARD. That night, André was woken by a thick smoke. -- Fire! Fire! Having woken little Julien, he sounded the alarm. In this country, everybody comes to help fight the fire....
Leontine Trottin, a comedy. The mischievous and uncorrectable had to spend eight days at a milliner's shop. - Take this hat to Mrs. Beaucaquet's house, on Endives Road, it is very urgent...
Bees live in families or colonies consisting of three categories of individuals. The female, or queen, has the role of laying eggs. She is recognizable by the length of her abdomen and the...
Mount Aigoual (1,567 meters) embraces a panoramic view of the Rhone Valley, the Mediterranean and the Pyrénées-Orientales. Old houses, old roofs and many remains of history bear witness to the region...
The Castle of Chenonceaux was built in 1515. Thomas Bohier initiated the foundation of the present castle on the ground where a mill was originally located. The castle forms a square-shaped pavillion...
The Castle of Cheverny, surrounded by a gigantic park, is a great example of the home of a lord from the time of Louis XIII. The Count of Cheverny, the son of Philippe of Hurault, initiated the...
In savage Africa. Tall in size, with legs of an impressive thinness, the Chilloucks are found on the left bank of the White Nile. Some people of this race that is essentially warrior. The Chilloucks...

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