The Foreign Legion


Foreign Legion


I stumbled upon them one day in the Invalides, back when I still lived in Paris. If I recall properly, it was around Bastille Day (on July 13th probably) and they were attending a retirement ceremony from one of the heads of the French Army. I remember running into a few ministers too that day.

As you can see the Foreign Legion is not always scary looking. That day they were mostly bored and very hot waiting for the ceremony to start.




About David Billa

David was born and raised in the French South West. After a few years in the US and a few more in Paris, he finally settled down in Japan. He blogs here about his various experiences and travels, with an emphasis on his home country, France.

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