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[ | 4 May 2008 | One Comment]
Along The Somme River

After visited Jules Verne’s tomb, We walked along the Somme River From Madeleine cemetery to Saint-Leu district , Enjoy the beautiful view of Amiens, “little Venice of the North” .

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[ | 3 May 2008 | 11 Comments]
Sci-fi Models Made By Jules Verne More Than 100 Years Ago

I traveled to Amiens because of Jules Verne. And I gain a lot.
It’s great to see these science fiction(sci-fi) models made by Jules Verne. They are all exhibited inside his house at Amiens.
Though they were made more than 100 years ago, Some of them still not realized today.
1. Aircrafts
Jules Verne had made many kinds of flying machine models. One of the most famous aircraft is Albatros ( Robur the Conqueror, 1886), It looks like a flying sailing-ship. It has scores of vertical propellers instead of sails or wings.

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[ | 2 May 2008 | One Comment]
What’s Inside Jules Verne’s House?

Jules Verne International Center was a place must-see in Amiens.
I was gald to see many drafts on his desk, many posts about his stories 100 years ago. And I was not surprised to see a small room decorated as a cab. That’s Jules Verne’s dream.

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[ | 1 May 2008 | 4 Comments]
Jules Verne’s House Travel Guide

Bulit in 1872, This is the house Jules Verne has been living for 18 years.
I think it looks too modern, Like the building of 21 century.

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[ | 30 Apr 2008 | 5 Comments]
Visit Jules Verne, The Father of Science Fiction

I saw a postcard of master Jules Verne’s grave long time before. Never forgot the figure of him emerging from the tomb.
But the girl working in Amiens Tourist Center told me she had no idea about master’s grave.

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[ | 27 Apr 2008 | 8 Comments]
Amiens Cathedral Light Show, The Only Show You Can’t Miss

I did’t know any information about Amiens Cathedral Light Show before.
But I was lucky I passed the plaza of Amiens Cathedral at the right time, and was surprised by its crowd.
Then I joined them, and enjoyed the most gallant light show in my lifetime.

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[ | 24 Apr 2008 | 6 Comments]
Inside Amiens Cathedral

“Gothic, clear of Roman tradition and of Arabian taint, Gothic pure, authoritative, unsurpassable, and unaccusable… not only the best, but the very first thing done perfectly in its manner by northern Christendom.”
——art critic John Ruskin (1819-1900)

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[ | 24 Apr 2008 | 3 Comments]
Amiens Cathedral,The Largest Cathedral In France

Amiens Cathedral was designated as the UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1981, It’s the first highlight I visited in Amiens .
I arrived Amiens at evening. Amiens Cathedral was already closed. The sunshine of sunset made it looks so grand.

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[ | 23 Apr 2008 | 2 Comments]

AT called me yesterday. he invited me to write a 6-pages article about a town of France for Magazine, A famous magazine focus on elite gentleman in mainland China.
“You can begin with the town you like most. Which town you like most? Avignon? “he asked.
No, It’s Amiens, Absolutely.