Personal accounts add a new dimension to a history of the Great War’s bloodiest battle.
Skippers hit speeds in excess of 30 m.p.h. as they brave near-hurricane winds, monstrous seas, and flying squid in one of the most harrowing sporting competitions in the world – the Vendée Globe.
Hassen Chalghoumi, from Tunisia, pioneered a religious exchange in France.
The mingling of its cultural flavors offer a midwinter adventure.
Europeans, who have long pushed to close the controversial facility, are hesitant to take some of its inmates.