Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Langres #2 ...

... St-Didier Tower - early 15th century ...

... rue Boulière as seen from the ramparts ...

... Terreaux Gate (1855) ...

... Passage Est ...

... detail of the Navarre and Orval Towers ...

... the Navarre and Orval Towers ...
(1512-1519 . conical roof 1825)

... Café/Bar L'Europa - Place du Colonel de Grouchy ...

... nougat au citron, nougat café crême,
nougat fruits rouges, nougat tendre peu sucré ...

Nougat ... (EN)
by en.wikipedia.org
... traditional confectioneries made with sugar or honey,
roasted nuts (almonds, walnuts, pistachios or hazelnuts
are common), and sometimes chopped candied fruit...


... Legendre cutlery ...
... Langres has an old and famous cutlery industry ...

... Grand Hôtel de l'Europe -
former Relais de Poste / coaching inn ...

Langres ... (EN)
by en.wikipedia.org
... as the capital of the Romanized Gallic tribe the Lingones,
it was called Andematunnum, then Lingones, and now Langres.


Langres, city of art and history ...
(EN-FR-NL-DE)
by tourisme-langres.com
... At the gateway to Champagne and Burgundy,
with its high ramparts, its imposing towers,
and numerous church towers,
Langres soars above the plateau
like the proud fortress it is ...

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