Thursday, August 26, 2010

Côte du Bessin ...

... access prohibited -  landslide / cliff fall ...
... coastal path near Fontenailles ...
... on the cliff-top 'La Falaise' near Longues-sur-Mer,
 approx. 60 m. above sea level ...
... a narrow coastal road, 
 part of the Long Distance Footpath GR 261 ...
... under the cliffs 'La Falaise' near Longues-sur-Mer ...
... a rough landscape of swiftly eroding cliffs ...
... an old landslide / tumbled cliff on the 'La Falaise' site ...
... to the seashore ...
... a rocky, chaotic landscape between the seawater and the land ....

... 'Le Chaos', a tumbled cliff near the hamlet Le Mesnil,
view on the 'three demoiselles', these rocks testify 
the steady erosion of the cliffs by the sea....
... Aglais urticae caterpillar... (EN)
by en.wikipedia.org
... is a well-known colourful butterfly ...
... young caterpillars live in groups,
older caterpillars are solitary ...
 


EN: Small Tortoiseshell - NL: Kleine Vos
FR:  Petite Tortue - DE: Kleiner Fuchs

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