Angers
2010-05-05 Angers, France, Chateau d'Angers the tapestry of the Apocalypse

2010-05-05 Angers, France, Chateau d’Angers the tapestry of the Apocalypse

2010-05-05 Angers, France, Chateau d’Angers the tapestry of the Apocalypse a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter The impressive "tapisseries de l’Apocalypse" were conceived and executed by Nicolas Bataille and Robert Poinçon between 1375 and 1382 (according to the designs of Hennequin de Bruges) for Louis I d’Anjou. Depicting the biblical...
2010-05-05 Panel from the Tapestry of the Apocalypse, Angers, France

2010-05-05 Panel from the Tapestry of the Apocalypse, Angers, France

2010-05-05 Panel from the Tapestry of the Apocalypse, Angers, France a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. Photo by Richard Sidey, Expedition Photographer. www.travelwitholga.com twitter One has to know the Bible as well as 14th century politics to be able to easily interpret these individual panels. Beautifully executed and dramatically arranged, it is...
2010-05-05 Angers, France, the Château d'Angers where the Tapestry of the Apocalypse is exhibited

2010-05-05 Angers, France, the Château d’Angers where the Tapestry of the Apocalypse is exhibited

2010-05-05 Angers, France, the Château d’Angers where the Tapestry of the Apocalypse is exhibited a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter This fortress, built in the 9th century dominates the town of Angers which was a hotly contested prime piece of Medieval real estate. At one time it belonged to the...
2010-05-05 Angers, France, Christian Sauleau, Silversea's VP of fleet operations and his wife and brothers welcoming us in front of the house where he was born

2010-05-05 Angers, France, Christian Sauleau, Silversea’s VP of fleet operations and his wife and brothers welcoming us in front of the house where he was born

2010-05-05 Angers, France, Christian Sauleau, Silversea’s VP of fleet operations and his wife and brothers welcoming us in front of the house where he was born a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter Christian, in the blue Silversea Jacket and his lovely wife Jeannie to his right, graciously hosted us in...
2010-05-05 Angers, France, sculpture of man mooning on the column of a Medieval building in the old part of the city

2010-05-05 Angers, France, sculpture of man mooning on the column of a Medieval building in the old part of the city

2010-05-05 Angers, France, sculpture of man mooning on the column of a Medieval building in the old part of the city a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter Medievals were pretty raunchy and not too shy about bodily functions, which is understandable considering that they used chamber pots and rushes and...
2010-05-05 Anger, France, the Medieval part of the old center of the city

2010-05-05 Anger, France, the Medieval part of the old center of the city

2010-05-05 Anger, France, the Medieval part of the old center of the city a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitterOutside of the ecclesiastical quarter, the town turns into a typical Medieval preserved small French historic section with old buildings and narrow curved streets where people still try to drive at top...