0 Likes

Cirque of Saint Meme
France
Copyright: Galliez Stephane
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 13836x6918
Uploaded: 25/06/2009
Updated: 26/09/2014
Views:

...


Tags: river; waterfall; forest; rocks
comments powered by Disqus

Galliez Stephane
Le Guiers Vif
Galliez Stephane
The Guiers Vif river
Galliez Stephane
Guiers Vif river
Galliez Stephane
Saint Meme Circus
Rochet Jacques
Aulp Du Seuil
benjamin-suzanne
St Pierre De Chartreuses
mouret-vincent
Paragliding place in st Hilaire France
Andy Bryant
Dent du Crolles from Pravouta, Chartreuse
Andy Bryant
Le Pont Perent
Rochet Jacques
Charman Som in Chartreuse
Andy Bryant
Forested Path With Views To The Belledonne
Andy Bryant
Above Gorge Du Manivale And Dent Du Crolles
zeljko soletic
Marché Aligre
Alexander Otarola
La Cinchona
John Gore
UKZN Agriculture Campus Pietermaritzburg
Carsten T. Rees
Haigerloch, View from the Römerturm (Roman-Tower)
Dmitriy Kochergin
Mill Lake Kalkan
Benjamin-Suzanne
Le Quai Debilly
njohn
Dragon Boat Workshop Tai O 大澳龍舟作坊
Daniel Christaldi
St Nicholas Abbey - warehouse
Andre de Molenaar
Bonaire Hawksbill Turtle at the Cliff
wongchichuen
West Kowloon (尖沙咀海運停車場西九方向), Ocean Terminal Parking, Tsim Sha Tsui, HK
You Changyeol
Shwedagon Paya Kakusandha Buddha Temple
Johan Offermans & Karl Overholt
Airplane wreckage Iceland
Galliez Stephane
Medieval Tower of Morestel
Galliez Stephane
Notre Dame de Fourviere
Galliez Stephane
Place Massena in Nice - France
Galliez Stephane
Hotel Suisse and the beach in Nice - France
Galliez Stephane
Guiers Vif river
Galliez Stephane
Saint Meme Pano1 Jpg
Galliez Stephane
The Guiers Vif river
Galliez Stephane
Le Guiers Vif
Galliez Stephane
Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Lyon
Galliez Stephane
Saint Meme Pano5 Jpg
Galliez Stephane
War memorial in Nice - France
Galliez Stephane
Saint Meme Circus
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.