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Fort in St Malo

By colmar  
Good Morning

Saint-Malo during the Middle Ages was a fortified island at the mouth of the Rance River, controlling not only the estuary but the open sea beyond. The promontory fort of Aleth, south of the modern centre in what is now the Saint-Servan district, commanded approaches to the Rance even before the Romans, but modern Saint-Malo traces its origins to a monastic settlement founded by Saint Aaron and Saint Brendan early in the 6th century. Its name is derived from a man said to have been a follower of Brendan, Saint Malo.

Incidentally watch out when to visit the Fort as it can become surrounded at high tide !

Best large and f11 ctrl+ for windows users, camera was hand held.

Thanks for all your kind words and votes on our previous uploads as ever we truly appreciate each and every one, Col(in) and Mar(i)

Tags: General Landscape and travel

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Comments


andylea 14 37 1 United Kingdom
27 Nov 2009 12:06AM
great comp cracking detail and colour colin a wonderful capture super write up too Wink
andy
imagio 16 12 1 England
27 Nov 2009 12:09AM
Excellent composition and write up Colin

Bernie
27 Nov 2009 12:10AM
Looks good to me.

Carsten
27 Nov 2009 12:36AM
Morning Colin ! A great shot, lovely detail & light captured. Well done.

Chris
morpheus1955 16 3 2 United Kingdom
27 Nov 2009 12:45AM
Wonderful composition, interesting write up too.

Hugh
RonnieAG Plus
13 154 119 Scotland
27 Nov 2009 12:49AM
Very striking image, Colin. Like the panoramic presentation. Very interesting narrative too. Well done.
Ronnie.
Bob_V 15 1 2 United States
27 Nov 2009 12:53AM
What a wonderful Pano, so well composed.
Bob
mBug 13 Viet Nam
27 Nov 2009 1:13AM
Lovely !
EAS 13 1 13 Scotland
27 Nov 2009 5:51AM
A great image and enjoyed your info too.

Ann
Jekaro 13 1 United Kingdom
27 Nov 2009 6:31AM
A wonderful image, Colin, very well captured and presented.
Roy
27 Nov 2009 6:51AM
superb image
Gareth
Ray42 14 3 England
27 Nov 2009 8:24AM
Morning Colin - a lovely shot (best viewed large) and interesting narrative
nickyv32 15 135 England
27 Nov 2009 9:02AM
Great shot Colin,
As Ray says, great viewed large, great write up, would also look good in a 200 frame........

Nicky x
dmhuynh72 14 47 3 United Kingdom
27 Nov 2009 9:10AM
Large is great and worked well in pano format.

regards
Yung
alighalam 13 1 Iran, Islamic Republic Of
27 Nov 2009 10:32AM
Syunning shot, lovely detail captured. Well done.
Ali
27 Nov 2009 12:43PM
A well composed shot,
Peter
27 Nov 2009 12:56PM
The panoramic style suits this shot well.
27 Nov 2009 2:36PM
Great panoramic landscape with nice write up Colmer.
danbrann 18 640 17
27 Nov 2009 3:07PM
A well controlled Image and excellent presentation. The cropping has really isolated and emphasized the subject.
gingerdelight 16 298 11 United Kingdom
27 Nov 2009 3:37PM
A super image, well composed, and thank you for the info as well.
Carol
cassiecat 14 39 46 England
27 Nov 2009 5:04PM
the format works well,nice work.lesley
maryg 14 66 18 Scotland
27 Nov 2009 6:33PM
Large is a must to see the amount of detail . Did you plant t hose people with their colour coordinated clothes echoing the colours of the flag ?
Love the letterbox shape for this.
Thanks for your help Mary
colmar 15 42 35 Scotland
27 Nov 2009 6:37PM
Would I be as devious or indeed as clever ..... just noticed the colour co ordination ! ! ! ! ! Thanks Mary and indeed all that voted and commented all genuinelly appreciated Colin and Mari
27 Nov 2009 6:37PM
Lovely image, love the shape.
Ruth
Shootme 13 England
27 Nov 2009 7:21PM
Cracking shot, great compo and write-up.

Jim.
maggieh 14 4 United Kingdom
27 Nov 2009 8:24PM
Great shot full of atmosphere.
maggie
SteveMoulding 13 3 7 United Kingdom
27 Nov 2009 8:28PM
Stunning building. Beautiful composed capture. Lovely colour and detail.
Steve.
JimV 16 6 3 Canada
2 Dec 2009 12:57AM
Great shot and write-up Colin, love the pano presentation, gorgeous viewed large!
Rgds., Jim

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