Friday, January 26, 2007

Sad past, beautiful architecture !

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In XVIII th century, Nantes is the first colonial port. It's necessary to imagine its ships of retour of the "isles" charged with spices, coffee, sugar, cotton. The richest ship-owners make build buildings on the "Ile Feydeau", noble frontages with mascarons.

5 comments:

isabella said...

He does not look very happy - doesn't he know it's the week-end?

les maudites said...

There is no week-end for the pirates !

Ioanna said...

Interesting face he has!

Lavender Lady said...

A very intersting face...great shot too!

Nathalie said...

Bravo pour cet excellente photo de detail. J'adore cette figure, patibulaire mais presque comme aurait dit Coluche. Un vrai corsaire!!