0 Likes

View from bell tower, Chamaret, France
France

A view of the Drome valley from the bell tower in Chamaret, France.

Copyright: Dab yob
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 12280x6140
Uploaded: 07/05/2011
Updated: 10/04/2012
Zobrazení:

...


Tags:
comments powered by Disqus

Dab Yob
Old farmhouse kitchen, Chantemerle-les-Grignan, France
Dab Yob
old farmhouse dining room, Chantemerle-les-Grignan, France
Carol Criquillion
Exposition Costume Festival de Cinéma en Plein Air de Visan
Carol Criquillion
Exposition Costume Festival de Cinéma en Plein Air de Visan
Dab Yob
St. Raphael church cemetery, Solerieux, France
Carol Criquillion
Exposition Costume Festival de Cinéma en plein air de visan
Carol Criquillion
Exposition Costume Festival de Cinéma en plein air de visan
Dab Yob
Petanque games, Valreas, France
Carol Criquillion
Mare
Carol Criquillion
Bamboo
Carol Criquillion
Exposition costume Festival de Cinéma en plein air de visan 2014
Carol Criquillion
Exposition Costume Festival de Cinéma en plein air de visan 2014
yunzen liu
Shaanxi Xi'an Mt. Huashan 10——Gold Lock Pass
Kobel Rudolf
The Main Prang HDR
Andrea Biffi
Venezia, campo Castelforte
Hiroharu Shizuya
Shower
kiyoharu takamura
Mt.Sukumo
yunzen liu
Shaanxi Xi'an Mt. Huashan 13——East Peak Before sunrise
Raghavendra Kopalle
Street Shopping around Charminar
dieter kik
Geisberg route D48 bei Soultzeren Alsace France 5766
Andrea Biffi
spettacolare panorama da Monesteroli
Edwin Karganilla Jr.
Maria Aurora's Millennium Tree
yunzen liu
Shaanxi Xi'an Mt. Huashan 6——Top hole of Taoism
Henry Graffmann
Uragh Stone Circle at Lough Inchiquin near Kenmare Ireland
Dab Yob
lighthouse & abandoned house, Bonaire
Dab Yob
abandoned house^, Kralendijk, Bonaire
Dab Yob
clouds & sunset---- Anguilla
Dab Yob
garden, Villa Lante, Bagnaia, Italy
Dab Yob
Gambara house, Villa Lante, Bagnaia, Italy
Dab Yob
View from bell tower, Chamaret, France
Dab Yob
abandoned house, Oranje Pan, Bonaire
Dab Yob
wine bottega interior, Bevagna, Italy
Dab Yob
Abandoned Resort --- Anguilla
Dab Yob
View of Mount Ventoux & Dentelles from Roaix, France
Dab Yob
Roman Theater, Ferento, Italy
Dab Yob
abandoned house, Kralendijk, Bonaire
More About France

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.