0 Likes

Ferme de la Rançonnière - Vue1
France
Copyright: Antoine duprÉ
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 7998x3999
Hochgeladen: 02/11/2011
Aktualisiert: 04/02/2012
Angesehen:

...


Tags:
comments powered by Disqus

Antoine DUPRÉ
Ferme de la Rançonnière - Vue2
Warren Eckstein
Mulberry harbour at Arromanches
Robert Bilsland
Overlooking Arromanches and Gold Beach
Gary Davies
Gold Beach, Arromanches, Normandy
Jerome Boccon-Gibod
70th Anniversary of Normandy Landings
Antoine DUPRÉ
Falaises de Longues sur Mer - Vue2
Antoine DUPRÉ
Falaises de Longues sur Mer - Vue1
Warren Eckstein
Battery at Longues-sur-Mer
Warren Eckstein
Range and Direction Control Bunker
Antoine DUPRÉ
Château de Bellefontaine
Warren Eckstein
Direction and Range Control Bunker
Antoine DUPRÉ
Young Lovers...
luis davilla
palau de la musica. barcelona
luis davilla
sagrada familia basilic. barcelona
Studio Mambeau - Martijn Baudoin
archaeological museum of Lisbon
zeljko soletic
In the crypt of the Panthéon
André Stiebitz
Landtag Brandenburg Potsdam city castle
Sferica Tour Virtual
Sala São Paulo
ZZ
厦门明发商业广场—皇家一号 Royal No.1 in Mingfa mall, Xiamen
luis davilla
santa maria del mar church. barcelona
luis davilla
barcelona from via laietana
Guenter Rolf
Westerwiehe Fischteiche 2
zeljko soletic
Arc de Triomphe de l'Étoile
luis davilla
palau de la musica. barcelona
Antoine DUPRÉ
Falaises de Longues sur Mer - Vue2
Antoine DUPRÉ
Le camping de Port'Land
Antoine DUPRÉ
Château de Bellefontaine
Antoine DUPRÉ
Le Manoir d'Argouges - 1510
Antoine DUPRÉ
Le Château d'Agneaux - Vue1
Antoine DUPRÉ
The Memorial of Caen
Antoine DUPRÉ
La Valise Gourmande - HDR
Antoine DUPRÉ
34, rue Saint Jean... - Bayeux
Antoine DUPRÉ
Joa Casino - Inside
Antoine DUPRÉ
Ferme de la Rançonnière - Vue1
Antoine DUPRÉ
Young Lovers...
Antoine DUPRÉ
A Pool - Gassin
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.