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Porte de France, Grenoble, France
France

Main arrival point by road from Lyon in Grenoble.

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Uploaded: 02/10/2008
Updated: 03/07/2014
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Andy Bryant
Porte de France at Night
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La Nef Neon Grenoble
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Grenoble
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Grenoble, Place Grenette
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View at Grenoble and nearby from Bastille
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Grenoble, Place Notre Dame
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Under The Bridge Grenoble
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Photosynth Panorama
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Grenoble from the Tour Sans Venin at Night
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Toilets at the Fort de Comboire
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Fort de Comboire corridor
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Barracks at the Fort de Comboire
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Elevator to heaven
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Coliseum. 1st floor
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Медина Сусса - торговая площадь
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Ales Stenar during sunrise
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Elevator to heaven
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Sea Wolf Film Set - The Captains Quarters
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Cows, the Seealp and Seealpsee
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Sandbar in Caramoan Islands
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University Salamanca
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Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary, Mother of Peace Grotto in Caramoan Islands
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abbazia di Novacella a Varna - Südtirol
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Oursiere slope (Vallons side)
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Chanterelle slope at 7 Laux
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DMC II 2700m Alpe d'huez
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Istanbul by night from roof of Hilton ParkSA hotel
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Marketplace near Trevi
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Gendarmenmarktz Platz
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Pincerie chairlift and Cret Garnier slope
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Dome during lunch break
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Oursiere chairlift arrival
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Hotel Premières Nations: Lobby
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Bouquetins chairlift arrival
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MacDonald Harrington Building
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France is affectionately referred to as "the Hexagon" for its overall shape.French history goes back to the Gauls, a Celtic tribe which inhabited the area circa 300BC until being conquered by Julius Caesar.The Franks were the first tribe to adopt Catholic Christianity after the Roman Empire collapsed. France became an independent location in the Treaty of Verdun in (843 AD), which divided up Charlemagne's Carolingian Empire into several portions.The French monarchy reached its zenith during the reign of Louis XIV, the Sun King, who stood for seventy-two years as the Monarch of all Monarchs. His palace of Versailles and its Hall of Mirrors are a splendid treasure-trove of Baroque art.The French Revolution ended the rule of the monarchy with the motto "Liberty, Equality, Fraternity!" On July 14th, 1789 angry mobs stormed La Bastille prison and began the Revolution in which Louis XVI, his wife Marie-Antoinette and thousands of others met the guillotine.One decade after the revolution, Napolean Bonaparte seized control of the Republic and named himself Emperor. His armies conquered most of Europe and his Napoleonic Code became a lasting legal foundation for concepts of personal status and property.During the period of colonization France controlled the largest empire in the world, second only to Britain.France is one of the founding members of the European Union and the United Nations, as well as one of the nuclear armed nations of the world.Text by Steve Smith.