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Grau Roig

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I shoot this panorama for event "Decade" of project World Wide Panorama.

I am involved in a project of the World Wide Panorama for 10 years - from the very foundation of this project. During this time I photographed and published here 60 panoramas.

Grau Roig is a sector of the Grandvalira ski resort in Andorra, located in the parish of Encamp. It includes alpine skiing and cross-country skiing tracks. It is the only sector in Grandvalira which does not have a populated settlement.

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A: Pic Baix del Cubil 2705m, Pas de la Casa, Andorra

by Andrew Bodrov, 4.2 km away

The largest skiable domain in the Pyrenees is known as Grandvalira! It stretches over 193km of pistes...

Pic Baix del Cubil 2705m, Pas de la Casa, Andorra

B: In the mountains of Andorra

by Andrey Gorlachev, 4.4 km away

The road in the mountains of Andorra. It was captured in the begining of September 2012. The temperat...

In the mountains of Andorra

C: Pic Baix del Cubil 2705m, Pas de la Casa, Andorra

by Andrew Bodrov, 4.6 km away

The largest skiable domain in the Pyrenees is known as Grandvalira! It stretches over 193km of pistes...

Pic Baix del Cubil 2705m, Pas de la Casa, Andorra

D: Grandvalira Ski Area, Andorra

by Steve Wallace, 4.8 km away

Ski Andorra March 2010

Grandvalira Ski Area, Andorra

E: Pessons 2307m, Soldeu, Andorra

by Andrew Bodrov, 4.9 km away

The largest skiable domain in the Pyrenees is known as Grandvalira! It stretches over 193km of pistes...

Pessons 2307m, Soldeu, Andorra

F: Coll Blanс 2528m, Pas de la Casa, Andorra

by Andrew Bodrov, 5.0 km away

The largest skiable domain in the Pyrenees is known as Grandvalira! It stretches over 193km of pistes...

Coll Blanс 2528m, Pas de la Casa, Andorra

G: A little rest from skiing

by Andrew Bodrov, 5.3 km away

A little rest from skiing

H: Pas de la Casa, Andorra, April 2010

by Neil Scott, 6.2 km away

This was a quick panaroama I took on 17th April 2010 at the end of the last day of Grandvalira ski se...

Pas de la Casa, Andorra, April 2010

I: SportWellness Mountain Spa

by Steve Wallace, 6.6 km away

SportWellness Mountain Spa

J: Le pas de la case (Pas de la casa)

by benjamin-suzanne, 6.7 km away

Le pas de la case (Pas de la casa)

This panorama was taken in http://www.360cities.net/area/1316616561_754556_151320, France

This is an overview of 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.

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