La Rochelle Flashback

by on August 21, 2008

  

This is both a flashback to La Rochelle (with slides) and a sneak preview of things to come.

In my previous post about La Rochelle, I mentioned that the Laterne Tower is also known as the Priest Tower because of a massacre that occurred there during the religious wars.

Related to the La Rochelle massacre in this astounding building…St Etienne’s (La Cathedral de Bourges…circa 1195 and 1324)

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…there is a small chapel dedicated to three priests that died at Rochefort which is just 40kms from La Rochelle…

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You can just see this plaque underneath the window… Photobucket    

…and here is the window depicting the priests…

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Naturally! I’ll post slides of Bourges (a beautiful town) and that cathedral…but other things to come first.  I just wanted to tease you a little bit.

In the meantime, here are slides of the streets of La Rochelle and a show of the cathedral there, La Cathedral St Louis (circa 1724).

  

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shan August 22, 2008 at 3:02 pm

WOW!

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