0 Likes

Chamonix
France
Copyright: Michel M A L H E R B E.
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 10906x5453
Uploaded: 01/09/2012
Updated: 03/09/2012
Views:

...


Tags:
comments powered by Disqus

françois paris
chamonix - place balmat 2
Victor-Paulino
Chamonix Clock
Michel M A L H E R B E.
Chamonix
françois paris
chamonix - place de la poste 2
françois paris
chamonix - place de la poste 2
françois paris
chamonix - place balmat
Thierry Blondeau
Chamonix : Start : Ultra Trail du mont blanc 2009 ( UTMB )
Victor-Paulino
Place Montblanc
Michel M A L H E R B E.
Train à crémaillère du Montenvers Mer de Glace
Michel MALHERBE
Train du Montenvers Mer de Glace - Quais
Hubert Pawlowski
Plan-Praz, Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Michel M A L H E R B E.
Plan de l'Aiguille - 9
Richard Chesher
New Caledonia Treking Riviere des Pirogues Watchtower
jacky cheng
Linfenshi Huamen-1
Noel Jenkins
The Still House at the Bruichladdich distillery, Islay
benjamin-suzanne
La tour de notre dame de la garde
Richard Chesher
Diving New Caledonia Amedee Island
hermitage of Lady of Herreria
Pawel-Piotr-Jakubowscy
Slowackiego skwer kotowicza rzeszow
Vasilis Triantafyllou
Gorgona Kabourotripes Xalkidiki
Gregory Panayotou
Tiarei Beach
T. Emrich
Surfing at the Eisbach (Ice River)
Arnaud Chapin
Plage dans le port de la Houle à Cancale
Gregory Panayotou
HM StarFlyer
Michel M A L H E R B E.
Belvédère de Grumeau
Michel M A L H E R B E.
Quiberon
Michel M A L H E R B E.
Eglise de Cilaos
Michel M A L H E R B E.
Eglise de St Gervais
Michel MALHERBE
Lac du Bourget
Michel MALHERBE
Emosson Lac - 1
Michel M A L H E R B E.
Fort de Penthièvre
Michel M A L H E R B E.
Piste de Rollers (In French: Patins à roulettes!)
Michel M A L H E R B E.
Emosson Lac - 6
Michel M A L H E R B E.
Montagne de Chabre, plan d'envol
Michel M A L H E R B E.
Le souffleur
Michel M A L H E R B E.
Cilaos - Eglise
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.