Tuesday, July 14, 2015

quatorze juillet 2015

It's the 226th anniversary of the storming of the Bastille in Paris, one of the significant events leading to the fall of the royalty in France and the establishment of a democratic government.  Today on this national holiday, all around the country there will be celebrations, parades, and of course fireworks.  So tonight I'll be snapping my ADP photo for 14 July 2016.

In this photo from last year, you can see the château in the background on the other side of the Loire.  For a small town, Amboise has a very impressive show of firworks.  There will also be concerts and after the fireworks, a dance à la place du marché.   "Allons enfants de la Patrie. Le jour de gloire est arrivé."


  1. Great shot, Stuart !
    I like fireworks so much !

  2. Beautifully captured, Stuart! I hope you're enjoying the day.

  3. Spectacular shot! I'm much too lazy (and tired) to get out and cross a river close to midnight. ;)