Thursday, October 11, 2012

Town of Many Roads in Alsace

The only thing we know about the future is that it is going to be different
-Peter F. Drucker

Strasbourg (City of the Roads) is France’s cute northeastern metropolis and the intellectual and cultural capital of Alsace. Situated only a few kilometres west of the Rhine, the city is aptly named, for it is on the vital transport arteries that have linked northern Europe with the Mediterranean since Celtic times. Stras of Bourg Precursors of the textile industry in the Lake Valley, the Garnier-Thiébaut weaving mills, one of the world's leading companies in terms of hotel linen ...