0 Likes

Fortifications of Vauban (#2)
France

This is a view on the fortifications of Vauban of Maubeuge. The shot was taken in august 2011, in the end of the afternoon. Panorama made in HDR version (enfuse).

The gate of Mons is classified a historical monument. The still bridge connects the old guardhouse at the gate of Mons.

References : http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maubeuge#Patrimoine_militaire

Copyright: Franck Masschelein
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 10078x5039
Uploaded: 02/10/2011
Atualizado: 11/09/2014
Visitas:

...


Tags: fortifications; vauban; ramparts; battlements; monument; heritage; gate of mons; still bridge; guardhouse; maubeuge; france; hdr; enfuse
comments powered by Disqus

Franck Masschelein
Fortifications of Vauban (#1)
Franck Masschelein
With the guanacos of the Zoo of Maubeuge
Franck Masschelein
Solre-le-Chateau
Hollywood in Mons
Franck Masschelein
Pond Fond d'Amour
Franck Masschelein
Lake Val Joly
CANTONNET Jerome
Dany Hoyas - Subar BRZ - Driver view ( vue conducteur)
Karel Gillissen
Machine building of boat lifts, Canal du Centre, Belgium
Karel Gillissen
Boat Lift #3, Canal du Centre, Belgium
Nuntra - 100% web Virtual Tours
La Corbeillerie
DiL Photos
Cooling tower thermical central
Nuntra - 100% web Virtual Tours
Le Richelieu
Asset Imaging Photography
Denniston2
Vil Muhametshin
Baroque immersion at the Rundale palace, Latvia
Özgür Örsoğlu
Sinop Cezaevi Disiplin Hücreleri Girişi
Özgür Örsoğlu
Ayhan Kotra Sinop
Андрей Бодров
Park Kadriorg Japanese Garden
Ibrahim Tunca
Konya Kombassan Tower, North-east view
Nikita Mikhal'kov
Vista de la calzada de los Muertos y pirámide del Sol
Jan Vrsinsky
Fish in Terra Nostra Park
Mariusz Kalinowski
Nohoval cove
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Dining Room, Uchisar
Louis-Alexis Fontaine
Accélérateur 4MeV IPN Lyon 002 111006
Zoran Strajin
Bazzar Shop, Via Dolorosa, Old City, Jerusalem
Franck Masschelein
Sunset on Bray-Dunes beach
Franck Masschelein
The river of Petite Sensee, in the wood Lamy
Franck Masschelein
Saint-Cirq-Lapopie (#1)
Franck Masschelein
Works (#4) of the future big stadium Lille Metropole (January 2011)
Franck Masschelein
Leisure center Les 6 Bonniers
Franck Masschelein
Bunker in the dunes
Franck Masschelein
The pond of Beautor
Franck Masschelein
Fortifications of Vauban (#1)
Franck Masschelein
Playground of Heron park
Franck Masschelein
Motocross International Classic Neuvilly (#3)
Franck Masschelein
Monflanquin - the square
Franck Masschelein
Works (#2) of the future big stadium Lille Metropole (April 2010)
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.