Vieux bassin et vieux gréements

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Francisco “Francisco… on July 9, 2009

Une belle photo, de jolis reflets et lieu agréable.

Amitiés, Francisco.

christian caffin_No … on July 9, 2009

Merci de ta visite et de cet agréable commentaire. Si tu veux en savoir plus sur cette jolie ville. Amitiés, Christian

Amelia Royan on July 10, 2009

Again the photo looks as if was taken, or even painted, many years ago Christian. You have caught the essence of this beautiful old port of Honfleur. I liked the link, most of which I could understand, and it was interesting to see that the name is Viking in origin :)

Greetings, Amelia

christian caffin_No … on July 10, 2009

It’s a pleasure to know that you like this shot Amelia.

The region of Normandy takes its name from the Viking invaders who menaced large parts of Europe towards the end of the 1st millennium. They were called Northmanorum, which means ‘men of the North.’ This name provides the etymological basis for the modern term ‘Norman.’

The first Viking raids began between 790 and 800 on the coasts of western France. The incursions in 841 caused severe damage to Rouen. The Vikings attackers sought to capture the treasures stored at monasteries. An expedition in 845 went up the Seine and reached Paris. The raids were carried out primarily in the summer, the Vikings spending the winter in Scandinavia.

After 851 they began to stay in the lower Seine valley for the winter. In 911 the Viking leader Rollo forced Charles the Simple to sign the Treaty of Saint-Clair-sur-Epte, under which Charles gave Rouen and the area of modern Haute-Normandie to Rollo, establishing the Duchy of Normandy. In exchange Rollo pledged vassalage to Charles and agreed to be baptized. Rollo vowed to guard the estuaries of the Seine from further Viking attacks. With a series of conquests, the territory of Normandy gradually expanded.

The Scandinavian colonisation was principally Danish, with a strong Norwegian element. A few Swedes were present. The Viking colonisation was not a mass phenomenon. Nevertheless, in some areas the Scandinavians established themselves rather densely. Toponymic and linguistic evidence has been found to support this theory.

The merging of the Scandinavian and native elements contributed to the creation of one of the most powerful feudal states of Western Europe. The naval ability of the Normans would allow them to conquer England, and participate in the Crusades.

Greetings, Christian

Pascal de Figuerredo on July 10, 2009

Chaque coin, chaque recoin, chaque rue de Honfleur est un bonheur pour les photographes et les peintres. Belle vue sur le Vieux Bassin.

Amicalement, Pascal

©junebug on July 10, 2009

C'est une autre photo très jolie, Christian! J'aime beaucoup les reflets et les bateaux! Amitiés, Anne

İsmail Taşoğlu (yemt… on July 11, 2009

Wonderful rendering, reflections in water, very cool. Excellent shot. christian caffin,

Regards my presents and greetings.

İsmail

christian caffin_No … on July 12, 2009

C'est un lieu où je ne vais pas très souvent Pascal car très fréquenté mais c'est un tord car il est vrai que c'est un lieu de toute beauté. Le reflet est beaucoup plus joli les jours où il n'y a pas de vent Anne. Merci de vos visites et de vos gentils commentaires. Amitiés à vous deux.

It’s a pleasure to know that you like this shot Ismail. Greetings.

Christian

JC EBY © NO VIEWS! on July 12, 2009

Très belle composition et très beaux reflets...

Amitiés, Jean-Claude

christian caffin_No … on July 13, 2009

Merci JC mais pour une vraie photo type carte postale il m'a manqué un peu de soleil et le petit vent qui soufflait ce jour là ridait le vieux bassin. Amitiés, Christian

christian caffin_No … on July 13, 2009

Merci de ta visite et de ce gentil compliment Olivier. Amitiés, Christian

╦╦╦[ Talat ]╦╦╦ on July 14, 2009

hi Christian, Beautiful composition. I watch all of your pictures with pleasure. I would like to see my gallery. Greetings

╦╦╦[ Talat ]╦╦╦

christian caffin_No … on July 14, 2009

Thank you for that nice compliment Talat, I really appreciate it. Kind regards, Christian

John-mike on July 17, 2009

J'ai presque LA MÊME

Comme quoi, à un an d'intervalle, les bateaux ne bougent pas des masses.....

christian caffin_No … on July 17, 2009

Et peut-être même que le beau voilier blanc a vu construire la lieutenance John-mike! ;) Amitiés, Christian

christian caffin_No … on August 14, 2009

Ravi que tu aimes cette photo Daniel et merci pour ce gentil commentaire. Amitiés, Christian

Josef Grohs on September 19, 2009

Merci christian, mais je prefere les photos du christian caffin ! (Ne oublier pas le tag "vieux gréements" ancor pour cette photo!) Amitiés, Josef

christian caffin_No … on September 19, 2009

C'est votre choix Josef, mais sachez que vous serez toujours le bienvenu sur mes deux galeries. Pour vous plaire, j'ai rajouté un tag "vieux gréements" à cette photo. Amitiés, Christian

Josef Grohs on September 19, 2009

Merci Christian ! Comme est l´adresse de la seconde galerie, svp, ?

christian caffin_No … on September 19, 2009

Pour voir ma seconde galerie Josef. Bonne visite. J'attends vos commentaires. Amitiés, Christian

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