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St Honorat Monastery
04-OCT-2012 Marisa

St Honorat Monastery

Iles de Lérins - Cannes (France)

The 5th century Lérins Abbey was founded by Saint Honoratus. Fortified in the 11th to 14th centuries, following years of Saracen invasions, and passing through various changes up to the Cistercian monastery created here in 1869.


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This photo is part of a series taken in Cannes(France).
If you feel like seeing the others, please click on the olives
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1/640s f/4.0 at 13.8mm iso80 full exif

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Graeme13-Nov-2012 21:48
I love the lead up to this beautiful monastery and all of the surrounding greenery, Marisa. BV
Chris Spracklen13-Nov-2012 21:26
Gorgeous photo, Marisa. V
Looks like a beautiful place to visit.
William Barletta13-Nov-2012 20:50
Such a wonderful, balanced composition. It is delightful
Santi Bravo Figueras13-Nov-2012 20:46
You've done a great work with exposure here. This is a great composition too. Well done!
J. Scott Coile13-Nov-2012 18:38
Great light.
Walter O. Koenig13-Nov-2012 16:34
A wonderful composition of this inviting scene.