0 Likes

L'hospitalet
France
Près de Rocamadour , ruines de l'Hopital St Jean , accueillant les pelerins en route pour Compostelle .
Copyright: Eric belin
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 6000x3000
Uploaded: 16/05/2012
Updated: 21/07/2014
Views:

...


Tags: ruines; hopital; pelerins; compostelle; rocamadour; lot
comments powered by Disqus

Franck Masschelein
Rocamadour - the calvary near the castle
Jose Maria Ocana Rizo
Rocamadour castle
eric belin
Rocamadour
Jose Maria Ocana Rizo
Rocamadour Castle 2
Franck Masschelein
Inside the Gouffre de Padirac (#1)
Franck Masschelein
Inside the Gouffre de Padirac (#2)
Erik Krause
The medieval market hall in Martel
eric belin
la grotte de Marut
eric belin
grotte de Grèzes
eric belin
Dolmen de la table de Roux
eric belin
ruines de l'abbaye de Léobard
eric belin
espagnac-Ste Eulalie-2013
Cepгей Рощин
Dynjandisfoss
Magnus Andersen
Volkonskogo Gora, Peak, Antarctica
Werner Joemann
Herbst am Muehlbach in Sythen
Tomáš Klíma
Colorful autumn
Charilaos Kalogirou
Old bridge at Boidomatis River
Frank Ellmerich
Fishing Village
Werner Joemann
Hochsitz Im herbstlichen Wald Linnert, Haltern am See
Stefan Geens
Linotype machine, Naples, Italy
Thang Bui
Halong Bay 3
Kenneth Brandon
Wes in the Wood Shop
Antoine DUPRÉ
Le Hêtre Pleureur (1860) - Jardin botanique de Bayeux - HDR
NT360 Sanal Tur
Arnavutkoy belediyesi tasoluk yesil camii avlu
eric belin
ruines de l'église St Martin
eric belin
figeac le matin
eric belin
Igue de Py
eric belin
le petit pont
eric belin
chateau de la reine Brunehaut
eric belin
La chapelle St Pierre
eric belin
Abbaye de Jumieges-le Choeur
eric belin
Dolmen de la table de Roux
eric belin
le carrousel
eric belin
Rochers de Faulat
eric belin
Le Célé à Figeac
eric belin
le cimetière russe
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.