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Fêtes médiévales 2010 - La Compagnie "Gueule de Loup"
France

23rd Medieval festival of Bayeux.

30.000 visitors... A chivalrous and royal date, with numerous animations, as that of the very dynamic company, Face of Wolf, not to be missed!

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Bayeux : façade de la cathédrale
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Bayeux : une des chapelles de la cathédrale
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Cathedrale Notre Dame de Bayeux - Apse
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Cathedrale Notre Dame de Bayeux - Crypt
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Cathedrale Notre Dame de Bayeux - Nave
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Bayeux : transept de la cathédrale
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The bell tower of the Cathedrale - Bayeux
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Arbre de la liberté planté en 1797 à Bayeux - France
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Fêtes médiévales 2010 - L'arbre de la liberté, planté le 30 mars 1797.
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Market of Bayeux
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Bayeux : la place Charles de Gaulle
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Iguazu Falls belvedere 1
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Coral coast sunset, Fiji
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Dubai - Marina, twisted tower
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Iguazu Falls walkway to the edge of the falls of the Iguazu River
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Old Mill, Fiume Serchio, Villetta
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Night near a field
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The Little Chapel
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Dubai - Burj Kalifa area
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phangan hadrin
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samui from phangan
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Catedral Noturna
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Fêtes médiévales 2010 - La Compagnie "Gueule de Loup"
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Falaises de Longues sur Mer - Vue1
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Un Appartement
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The Memorial of Caen
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Le Manoir d'Argouges - 1510
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A Pool - Gassin
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Le Clos Normand
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The Harbour - Ouistreham
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The bell tower of the Cathedrale - Bayeux
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La Valise Gourmande - HDR
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Le Château d'Agneaux - Vue2
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Joa Casino - Outside
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