Au Petit Bonheur de Chance This is one of the hidden treasures of Paris. In this tiny shop you can find old notebooks, kitchenware, toys, and almost any other random trinket you could ever imagine. • 3 rue Saint Paul 75004, aupetitbonheurlachance.fr, metro: Saint Paul or Pont Marie
Amazing, didn't know this! In homes with usually only one room, the box-bed allowed some privacy and helped keep people warm during winter. It was the main furniture of rural houses in Brittany until the 20th century.
When the battle was over, the Allied lines around Ypres formed a salient—that is to say, a bulge, surrounded on 3 sides by the Germans. Movement in and out of the Ypres Salient was hampered by the Yser Canal, which cut across the base of the bulge. Finally, the low-lying terrain was unsuitable for trench warfare. The water table was less than a meter below the surface and, as a result, the troops had to build up walls of sandbags known as breastworks to protect themselves from enemy fire.