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Theatre of Orange
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Copyright: Bernhard Vogl
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Frescoes in the Chartreuse Monastery in Villeneuve les Avigon
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View of Mount Ventoux & Dentelles from Roaix, France
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Pont d'Avignon
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Gatehouse of Saint-Bénezet Bridge
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Notre-Dame-des-Doms
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Notre-Dame-des-Doms de Aviñon
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Papstpalast
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Teatro en la Plaza del Palacio de Aviñon
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Plaza del Palacio de Aviñon
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Waiting for better weather on the Jago River
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Devil's Town (Đavolja Varoš)
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horseshoe North temple grotto
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Campfire on the Jago River
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Parque Nacional Natural Los Flamencos
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Outcrop learning on McCall Glacier
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Devil's Town (Đavolja Varoš) - inside
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THE SAIDĖ STREAM
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Festival du Potiron Roudouallec Morbihan
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Jankovac
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Manif place de la Resistance Quimper
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Wells Bishop House entry
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Schwedenplatz (south)
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Suspension Bridge near Les Tournaires
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Vienna South Station
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Vienna South Station
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Cement Factory Kaltenleutgeben (demolished) - Raw Material Conveyors
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Shipping pier
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Nimes Arena
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Otto Wagner Church "St. Leopold" Steinhof
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Papstpalast
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Cement Factory Kaltenleutgeben (demolished) - Control Room
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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.