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Marisa D.L. | profile | all galleries >> All My Galleries >> Elsewhere - Countries and Towns I have liked >> France through my eyes >> "Di Provenza il mar, il suol..." >> Avignon tree view | thumbnails | slideshow | map

Avignon | Nîmes | Aix-en-Provence | Marseille

Avignon


Named the City of the Popes or Altera Roma, Avignon retains the indelible mark of the Popes’ stay in the city, which was for a while the capital of the Medieval western world.


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t1%2f82%2f62182%2f4%2f104856166.1qEpBxzj.jpg I'm not sure the Popes would have appreciated exotic kitchen...
I'm not sure the Popes would have appreciated exotic kitchen...
Not too cold yet to have dinner outdoors...
Not too cold yet to have dinner outdoors...
Just around the corner, maybe....
Just around the corner, maybe....
The City Hall, of course....
The City Hall, of course....
Suddenly a bell tower ....
Suddenly a bell tower ....
Stroll around the clock....
Stroll around the clock....
Night ride...
Night ride...
The town of theatres
The town of theatres
Place de l'Horloge
Place de l'Horloge
A last cup of coffee...
A last cup of coffee...
Hush, hush...
Hush, hush...
Night meditation
Night meditation
Cobbled paving silence
Cobbled paving silence
Night Gothic
Night Gothic
Night odd windows...
Night odd windows...
t1%2f82%2f62182%2f4%2f104855040.HJV65s8Q.jpg A nearly compulsory starting point...
A nearly compulsory starting point...
The sumptuous doors of the Popes’ Palace
The sumptuous doors of the Popes’ Palace
Morning moon over the Popes' abode
Morning moon over the Popes' abode
Through the empty rooms...
Through the empty rooms...
Stolen view...
Stolen view...
Also the sun is visiting...
Also the sun is visiting...
From darkness to light
From darkness to light
Misty morning
Misty morning
Back to the night of centuries
Back to the night of centuries
How big are the Virgin Mary's statues over here!
How big are the Virgin Mary's statues over here!
Perfect stillness
Perfect stillness
t5%2f82%2f62182%2f4%2f104901425.BOcVlNYB.jpg My  River Rhône
"My" River Rhône
The river Rhône like a liquid belt....
The river Rhône like a liquid belt....
Here it is....Le Pont d'Avignon
Here it is...."Le Pont d'Avignon"
There are other bridges in Avignon!
There are other bridges in Avignon!
But this remains The One
But this remains "The One"
Saint André Fort
Saint André Fort
Avignon's Pont St-Bénezet with chapel
Avignon's Pont St-Bénezet with chapel
t1%2f82%2f62182%2f4%2f104904484.B4M0whR6.jpg Breakfast in Avignon...
Breakfast in Avignon...
La demoiselle d'Avignon
La demoiselle d'Avignon
A pleasant guy must not be necessarily a good singer...
A pleasant guy must not be necessarily a good singer...
t5%2f82%2f62182%2f4%2f104937253.OXF04aRH.jpg The Restless Statue 1
The Restless Statue 1
The Restless Statue 2
The Restless Statue 2
The Restless Statue 3
The Restless Statue 3
The secret spring
The secret spring
Venus
Venus
What is there, over the red door?
What is there, over the red door?
The socks window
The socks window
Who is real? Who is painted?
Who is real? Who is painted?
Merci!
Merci!
Thoughts...
Thoughts...
Just married!
Just married!
It's Autumn in rue des Teinturiers (Dyers Street)
It's Autumn in rue des Teinturiers (Dyers Street)
The old watermills still turn...
The old watermills still turn...
Hôtel des Monnaies
Hôtel des Monnaies
The amazing windows over the world, one can find in Avignon...
The amazing windows over the world, one can find in Avignon...
Invitation to outdoor lunch...
Invitation to outdoor lunch...
The Actors
The Actors
Outdoors light, indoors darkness...
Outdoors light, indoors darkness...
Devout cyclists would never leave their bicycle out of the church...
Devout cyclists would never leave their bicycle out of the church...
Sometimes it rains...
Sometimes it rains...
Thematic public bench...
Thematic public bench...
Once upon a time...
Once upon a time...
Walking away...
Walking away...
A very particular restaurant...
A very particular restaurant...
Brave tourists in the rain
Brave tourists in the rain
End of the season...
End of the season...
I suppose the Popes didn't drink beer....
I suppose the Popes didn't drink beer....
Minimalist memory of a perfect day
Minimalist memory of a perfect day
Austerity
Austerity
Just a girl in a common day....
Just a girl in a common day....
The unknown memory of stones
The unknown memory of stones