The edge of Avignon

A bridge generally has no end, but the Pont d’Avignon – Saint Bénezet – has an end. Unlike other bridges that provide a crossing, meeting with roads or paths from start to finish. The Pont d’Avignon ends, creating somewhat of an edge to Avignon and her peak of life in history.

Avignon’s official tourism site explains the bridges history and how it came to stand today with its edge halfway across the Rhône. Continue reading “The edge of Avignon”

Light ’em up – A series of street lamps Part 1

You can tell a lot about a city by its street lamps. After reviewing my photo archive I realised that I have many photos of street lamps, some where the lamp is the feature and some where a street lamp has snuck into my shot – and in some cases snuck in and become the main attraction.

Part one photos are from Spain and France and one from a day trip to Germany – see if you can find it, hint it was raining.

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Lamp_alsace_2 Lamp_Amsterdam Lamp_Annecy_2
Lamp_Annecy_3 Lamp_alsace Lamp_Valencia

  Lamp_avignon

Lamp_beauj Lamp_bruges Lamp_Freiburg
Lamp_Granada_2 Lamp_Granada_3 Lamp_granada
Lamp_Lyon Lamp_Malaga_2 Lamp_Malaga
Lamp_Montpellier Lamp_Paris_1 Lamp_Paris_6

Lamp_paris_3 Lamp_paris_5 Lamp_paris_7

Lamp_Paris_8 Lamp_paris Lamp_seville_4
Lamp_Valencia_2 Lamp_seville_5 Lamp_Avignon_2

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