0 Likes

Fields of bunkers
France

This is a view on the fields of bunkers, in the "corridor of invasions" of the lowland of Baisieux, between Bouvines, Camphin-en-Pevele, Cysoing and Gruson, near the "Chapelle aux arbres" and the "carrefour de l'Arbre". The shot was taken in march 2011, in the beginning of the evening. Panorama made in HDR version (enfuse).

Copyright: Franck Masschelein
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 10040x5020
Geüpload: 17/04/2011
Geüpdatet: 11/09/2014
Keer bekeken:

...


Tags: bunker; blockhaus; nature; baisieux; bouvines; camphin-en-pevele; cysoing; gruson; france; hdr; enfuse
comments powered by Disqus

Franck Masschelein
Memorial 1914-1918, cemetery of Cysoing
Franck Masschelein
Inside the church Saint-Calixte - Saint-Evrard of Cysoing
Franck Masschelein
The pyramid of Fontenoy
Franck Masschelein
Bouvines monastery
Franck Masschelein
Pond of Sainghin-en-Melantois
Franck Masschelein
Distorted road in countryside of Pevele
Franck Masschelein
The marshes of Bonnance
Franck Masschelein
Painted water tower
Franck Masschelein
Leisure center Les 6 Bonniers
Franck Masschelein
Musee de plein air - the labyrinth
Franck Masschelein
Musee de plein air - the dovecote of Frethun
Franck Masschelein
Musee de plein air - the medicinal garden
Santateresa
Jakub Hruska
Under the Paint Mill 'De Kat'
Jakub Hruska
Inside paint mill 'De Kat' in Zaanse Schans
yvon-benoit
Sainte Martine flea market 2/10
Sotero Ferreira
Sino - Convento de Cristo
Cash360
Sanchong City night market
Stefan Geens
Bread suq, Sana'a, Yemen
Tibor Illes
Airplane Memorial Park - IL-18 airplane inside
Levent ŞEN
Family Breakfast
Andrew Usatyuk
Amphitheatre of ancient city Hierapolis
Andrey Yavolovsky
View From Narikala Fortress (Bottom)
yunzen liu
the First Bend of the Yellow River Shapotou Ningxia,zhongwei
Franck Masschelein
Inside the Gouffre de Padirac (#1)
Franck Masschelein
The Burg square of Brugge
Franck Masschelein
Saint-Cirq-Lapopie (#1)
Franck Masschelein
Château de Beynac - au sommet du bâtiment de l'Eperon
Franck Masschelein
Cultural center in the park Paul Vansteenkiste, in the night
Franck Masschelein
Rocamadour - the calvary near the castle
Franck Masschelein
Notre-Dame Cathedral in Tournai
Franck Masschelein
Musee de plein air - the dovecote of Frethun
Franck Masschelein
Anchor of the helicopter carrier Jeanne d'Arc
Franck Masschelein
Motorcycle of track on the circuit of Clastres (#3)
Franck Masschelein
The pyramid of Fontenoy
Franck Masschelein
Monpazier - the square
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.