Monday, July 6, 2015

Arras

Atrecht
photos by RfA, 2009

The day after tomorrow the Tour de France will start in the French-Flemish city of Arras (Dutch: Atrecht), a town with two beautiful market squares.

Atrecht
After WWI the town hall with its belfry tower was complete destroyed and had to be rebuild.

next episode: Amiens

2 comments:

  1. The town of Robespierre...

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    1. I did not know that. He's house is still there I see. I wonder if they are proud of their (in)famous townsman (he is called 'Master of Terror' for a reason, the crowd cheered for 15 minutes after his head was chopped off).

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