Istres Local Customs

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    Know the language

    by Rude_boy22 Written Sep 1, 2002

    The people of Istres are extremely friendly, and are very helpful. Unlike most of France's other tourist oriented provinces, not many people know the english language. I remember at one point going into a gas station to get directions to the train station. The two people there didn't know what I was trying to convey in my broken french, but insisted on calling in a friend from across the street. I ended up reluctantly getting the word "train" conveyed by going "la...choo-choo" with a red face. They attempted to contain their laughter, but then I started laughing and we all were in tears.


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    museum of arqueology

    by ines2003 Updated Jan 19, 2013

    Paleontology, prehistory (with the 8000-BC Cornille shelter and the 4000-BC Mouvin site), underwater archaeology, 19th-c industry.


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