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Old 11-07-2014, 12:05 PM   #67
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Bergerac (Occitan: Brageirac) is a commune and a sub-prefecture of the Dordogne department in southwestern France..The town contains 2 statues of Cyrano de Bergerac, subject of a famous play of the same name by Edmond Rostand, though the actual Cyrano never lived in Bergerac. An old stone statue stands on Place de la Myrpe, facing Place du Docteur Cayla.. A newer statue, unusual in that it is painted in colour and stands on a stainless steel pedestal, has been erected on Place Pelissiere..Bergerac offers some of the finest wines in the Bordeaux region.. The drainage is excellent as a result of its proximity to the Dordogne River. The town has an important tourist industry..Bergerac is located within the Bordeaux Académie, which covers the entire Aquitaine Region. The main High School is Lycée Maine de Biran.Bergerac, Dordogne is twinned with:Canada Repentigny (Coordinates: 45°44′N 73°28′W).., Canada since 1997..Italy Faenza, Italy since 1998..Repentigny was also the western terminus of the Chemin du Roy, a road that extends eastward towards Quebec City..According to mythology, the name of the first settlement, Faoentia, had Etruscan and Celtic roots, meaning in Latin "Splendeo inter deos" or "I shine among the gods," in modern English..Coordinates: 44°17′N 11°53′E...Bergerac Coordinates: 44°51′N 0°29′E..Commune de Bergerac Postal Code (24037)..The 44th parallel north is a circle of latitude that is 44 degrees north of the Earth's equatorial plane.. It crosses Europe, the Mediterranean Sea, Asia, the Pacific Ocean, North America, and the Atlantic Ocean...

Monbazillac wines are broadly similar to Sauternes, but a difference is that Monbazillac often has a significantly higher proportion of Muscadelle in the blend, which can lead to slightly different aromas. While Monbazillac in former times could be a simpler semi-sweet wine, the style in more recent years has been that of a fully botrytized wine, since from 1993 no mechanical harvesting is allowed, and harvesting in several tries is required..Botrytis cinerea ("botrytis" from Ancient Greek botrys (βότρυς) meaning "grapes" plus the Neolatin suffix -itis for disease) is a necrotrophic fungus that affects many plant species, although its most notable hosts may be wine grapes. In viticulture, it is commonly known as botrytis bunch rot; in horticulture, it is usually called grey mould or gray mold..In greenhouse horticulture, Botrytis cinerea is well known as a cause of considerable damage in tomatoes..The infection also affects rhubarb, snowdrops and white meadowfoam..The MV Snowdrop is a Mersey Ferry in operation on the River Mersey, England..HMS Snowdrop was an Azalea class sloop launched in 1915 and sold in 1923..A British nickname for members of the United States Army Military Police corps during the Second World War..The Snowdrop Campaign and Snowdrop Petition were calls for a ban on handguns in Scotland, set up in response to the Dunblane Massacre.. He arrived on the grounds of Dunblane Primary School at around 9:30 am and parked his van near to a telegraph pole in the car park of the school..."Snow Drop" is the 14th single by L'Arc-en-Ciel, released on October 7, 1998 it debuted at number 1 on the Oricon chart..Alec Price dies after drinking poisoned wine whilst being received into the local Masonic Lodge.. At his wake another mason dyes, seemingly a random victim, having eaten a poisoned cake.. Jim learns that the lodge were raising money to build a community hospital on the island but the funds have disappeared.. Jim knows that the killer was one of the other masons but the culprit's motives turn out to be very strange indeed.. The case solved,Jim is reunited with Susan, who, fed up at being neglected because of his work Commitments.. is an island.. It's nine miles by five.. And if you drive slowly, you can take a whole hour to go right round it.. But when you get back, there's still the same old restaurants and bars, discos and boutiques.. Same sad faces waiting to be faced..Let me tell you my good man..The whole world is a sandwich...

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