SOLIDOR ROUND THE CORNER by Karo / Caroline Evans (Caux-Evans)
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This tower dates from the XIVcentuary !
It dominates the river Rance estuary and its height is 27 meters!
its name comes from the breton : “steir dor”which means : door of the river.
ITS A FORTRESS AND HOLDS THE MUSEUM OF THE :CAP HORNIERS
since 1970
The tower is sitting on a rock and dominates the RANCE river.
The original foundations are roman, and composed of 3 towers, linked together!
From the revolution until 1811, it was known as a prison for the french soldiers and the british prisoners, and one can check it by looking at the graffitis inside.
Now it is a nice little museum and you can see retraced , the discovery of the CAP HORN!
And you will see represented , the everyday life in those great ships!
The first french man to have crossed the CAP HORN was : GROUIN DE BEAUCHENES, a man from st malo in 1698, who tried to establish relationships with Peru and Chili!
20.000kms between st Malo and Callao § ONLY 2stops
the canaries island and cap vert !

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france, st, november, brittany, malo, solidor

Comments

  • elfevans
    elfevansabout 6 years ago

    Well Done

  • Colleen Milburn
    Colleen Milburnabout 6 years ago

    Gorgeous – wonderful juxtaposition & colours, Caroline!!

  • thank you

    – Karo / Caroline Evans (Caux-Evans)

  • Steve  Woodman
    Steve Woodmanalmost 6 years ago

    Lovely shot!

  • thanks

    – Karo / Caroline Evans (Caux-Evans)

  • Scott  d'Almeida
    Scott d'Almeidaabout 5 years ago

    fabulous,

  • thanks scott

    – Karo / Caroline Evans (Caux-Evans)

  • Karo / Caroline Evans (Caux-Evans)
    Karo / Carolin...about 5 years ago

    thank you Scott, it is well received!
    Its a great place to shoot,full of history! and especially wonderfull, before storms!

  • AmyRalston
    AmyRalstonalmost 5 years ago

    very nice, Caroline. tres cote du France.

  • thanks to you

    – Karo / Caroline Evans (Caux-Evans)

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