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Hit the Mediterranean ports

From Rome to Istanbul via Athens, Beirut and Alexandria ... It is the journey proposed by the exhibition "Mediterraneans, the great cities yesterday to people today" who stands to J1 18 May Finally Marseille per course, which we understand much better the identity and cultural wealth at the end of this course. This is really one of the best exhibition I've seen recently, and managed to marry great history with the latest news. All in a beautiful setting, made with container shipping ... Special mention to the films, with lots of testimonials. A Tunisian lawyer tells the story of two youths sentenced to 7 years in prison for posting cartoons on Facebook ... libannaise A woman shares her memories of girl who experienced the war in Beirut ... Young Egyptians of Alexandria talk about their dreams of freedom and travel ... Greeks, their fight against the crisis and the demonstrations in Athens ... The Marseilles who express their love for "the most beautiful city in the world" ...

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A world tour to support a family experience

Swiss Army knives and inflatable travel pillows: the list of the most family purchases D. before school starts ... Because on September 3, the day of the resumption of the school, the small Nell, 9, will not be in its CM1 class at Lille ... but out and about in New York with his parents! They leave every three to tour the world!

"We wanted to take a break, a parenthesis in our professional lives to live a family experience," says Stéphane, 45, a communications consultant agency. "If we wait for retirement to leave to tour the world, and although it may wait a long time !! "With his wife Isabelle, 46, buying in a group of mail, they asked a sabbatical, rented their house to students who, in addition, will take care of the cat ... and take off on 1 September for the States UNite. Follow Japan, Thailand, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Burma, Malaysia, Indonesia ... and finally South Africa, which will join the eldest of the family, Gaby, 23, who is graduating this year.

"The trigger, it was the age of our daughter, 9 years old, in CM1, this is the perfect year to go. Next year, CM2, it would have been harder. On her return she would live dive into the deep end of the college. " A departure prepared in close collaboration with the school. Having missed the solution of Cned, too constraining for them. Stéphane and Isabelle will make the class Monday to Friday, one to two hours a day, following the curriculum of the teacher Nell should have had. Every quarter, it will send them an assessment of the main achievements grid. In their bag-to-back, they take an iPad with educational applications level CM1 and textbooks math and French. "For the other subjects, geography, foreign languages ​​... Nell will learn ten times more than his comrades remained in France," says Stéphane. The girl will have more personal space on the travel blog of the family, to tell her own adventures.

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