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La Rochelle - Tour de la Lanterne.

La Tour de la Lanterne, située dans la ligne de perspective des remparts, a été édifiée au XVème siècle et servait de phare lors des tempêtes. Elle constitue l’un des éléments bien conservés des fortifications médiévales de la Rochelle.
Au XVIII ème siècle elle devint prison et l’on y enferma de nombreux corsaires capturés sur les mers (Anglais, Ecossais, Irlandais, Hollandais, Espagnols...)

La Tour de la Lanterne (The Tower of the Lantern) , situated in the ramparts perspective line, was built in the XVth century and served as lighthouse during storms. It is one of the elements remaining from the medieval fortifications of La Rochelle.
In XVIIIth century it became a prison for a gret number of privateers captured on seas (Englishmen, Scottish, Irish, Dutch, Spaniards...)

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bill friedlander07-Aug-2018 17:43
Wonderful perspective with leading lines up to the tower. V
William Barletta06-Aug-2018 15:48
A wonderful perspective ~V~
Paolo Peggi (aka Bracciodiferro)19-Jul-2018 19:46
Nice perspective! V
Graeme19-Jul-2018 09:25
A fascinating perspective, Daniel.V++!
Buz Kiefer01-Jul-2018 20:06
Outstanding perspective and a well exposed photo, Daniel. V
Tom LeRoy01-Jul-2018 12:32
Excellent perspective leading up to the ancient tower! The colorful buildings and clear sky adds to the dynamic look of this beautiful scene. V
Pierre01-Jul-2018 12:08
Un très joli point de vue de cette Tour de la Lanterne et de ces magnifiques façades! V
Colin Storey01-Jul-2018 09:17
Very well composed image from this great looking town.
Philippe Jeandy01-Jul-2018 09:15
Jolie perspective. V.
John Reynolds LRPS01-Jul-2018 05:32
An interesting scene. Probably wasn't very nice to be a prisoner in that lighthouse building!
woody3401-Jul-2018 03:37
Great perspective and depth in this well composed and presented capture...V
Chris Picard30-Jun-2018 20:35
Great perspective for this outstanding shot. V
Fabienne30-Jun-2018 19:33
C’est une superbe photo avec une perspective bien mise en valeur.
Patricia Kay30-Jun-2018 17:49
Fabulous image of this beautiful place Dan...BV
Tom Munson30-Jun-2018 15:44
Outstanding capture. I like your POV.
Blandine Mangin30-Jun-2018 15:39
une superbe compo ! v
Zoltán Balogh30-Jun-2018 14:46
Fantastic image Danad. V
barbarajoy30-Jun-2018 12:23
This is superb! The perspective is perfect,leading straight along the ramparts to the tower. I would love to be walking along there.
dirkpiet 30-Jun-2018 12:09
Great perspective on this postcard image V
borisalex30-Jun-2018 12:00
Beautiful place to be! V.
Fong Lam30-Jun-2018 07:58
An outstanding capture with excellent perspective and clarity...V
Nirvan Hope30-Jun-2018 01:12
Loads of information both in the image and the info. Excellent perspective.
Nick Paoni29-Jun-2018 19:53
Love the strong lines made by the light and shadows leading into the scene.
globalgadabout29-Jun-2018 18:13
a riveting glance...this seems an affluent town....must say though Daniel, it seems a crime to imprison the Irish...rogues, perhaps, but still a special people..
Jeff Real29-Jun-2018 17:19
The great composition really makes a memorable photograph
Ton T.29-Jun-2018 16:50
Superb perspective! V
Walter Otto Koenig29-Jun-2018 16:41
A wonderful perspective. Great composition and exposure. What a beautiful location. "V"
fotabug29-Jun-2018 16:34
A wonderful place now! Would love to visit this pretty spot!
Frank Tran29-Jun-2018 15:33
Beautifully composed and captured. V+
Helen Betts29-Jun-2018 15:27
Excellent POV for this impressive and also notorious tower. V.
Jim Coffman29-Jun-2018 15:12
A very nice capture, Daniel!
Hennie & Lies Lammers29-Jun-2018 14:48
Wonderful well composed image.
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