0 Likes

La place Edith Piaf de Cuincy, de nuit
France

This is a view of the Edith Piaf square of Cuincy, in the night. Nearby are Castle Cuincy, and the library. The shot was taken in february 2010, in the evening.

Copyright: Franck masschelein
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 11434x5717
Subida: 11/02/2010
Actualizado: 11/09/2014
Número de vistas:

...


Tags: night; urban; city; edith piaf; square; cuincy; france
comments powered by Disqus

Franck Masschelein
The sluice of Douai, Quai des Fontainettes, on the Scarpe
Franck Masschelein
Parc du Rivage Gayant Douai (#1)
Franck Masschelein
Fireworks of July 14, 2011, Douai Gayant
Franck Masschelein
Le parc Bertin en automne
Franck Masschelein
Parc du Rivage Gayant Douai (#2)
Franck Masschelein
The small sluice of Courchelettes, on the Scarpe
Franck Masschelein
Inside the kiln of an old abandoned brickyard
Franck Masschelein
Chimney of an old abandoned brickyard (#1)
Franck Masschelein
Chimney of an old abandoned brickyard (#2)
Franck Masschelein
Barge in dry dock at the shipyard Courchelettes (#1)
Franck Masschelein
Barge in dry dock at the shipyard Courchelettes (#2)
Franck Masschelein
The river of Petite Sensee, in the wood Lamy
John Roberts
White Domes Trail, Valley of Fire State Park, Nevada, USA
Sergej Esnault
Sunset from Preikestolen over Lysefjorden - Norway
Thang Bui
Dong Van Karst Plateau in Ha Giang province
Igor Adamec
Boats on river Kupa in Ozalj
dieter kik
Thiepval Memorial Somme France 11/11/2011 7572
Aleksandr Reznik
Rome Colosseum spherical panorama
Marcelo Botta
Atardecer - Fotografía desde un mastil a 8m de altura
Johan Offermans & Karl Overholt
Rheinturmpark
Jon Jasper
White Pocket
Maciej G. Szling
Vareškové pleso
Maciej G. Szling
Nowy Sącz Biały Klasztor Wieża
Zoran Strajin
The Temple Mount [Haram Al-Sharif], Jerusalem
Franck Masschelein
Distorted road in countryside of Pevele
Franck Masschelein
Chateau de Brou, in the night
Franck Masschelein
Bigfoot at the Big Stadium Lille Metropole (#2)
Franck Masschelein
The sluice of Douai, Quai des Fontainettes, on the Scarpe
Franck Masschelein
Parc du Rivage Gayant Douai (#2)
Franck Masschelein
Works (#3) of the big stadium Lille Metropole (October 2010)
Franck Masschelein
Works (#5) of the future big stadium Lille Metropole (March 2011)
Franck Masschelein
Château de Beynac - between the seigniorial chapel and the seigniorial home
Franck Masschelein
Calvary of Howardries
Franck Masschelein
Natural space of Colbras
Franck Masschelein
Steam locomotive in decoration at the entrance of Hasnon
Franck Masschelein
In the park of Hautmont
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.