chapter 9 flying buttress: were diagonal arches that provided support to the structure. It became a major design feature on French cathedrals.

chapter 9 flying buttress: were diagonal arches that provided support to the structure. It became a major design feature on French cathedrals.

LATER FRENCH GOTHIC: St. Maclou, Rouen, France, C. 1500-1514. While the Renaissance was already in full swing in Italy, the French were pushing the extremes with elaborate ornamentation as seen in the exquisite traceries of St. Maclou. Considered one of the best examples of the "Flamboyant style" of Gothic architecture in France.

LATER FRENCH GOTHIC: St. Maclou, Rouen, France, C. 1500-1514. While the Renaissance was already in full swing in Italy, the French were pushing the extremes with elaborate ornamentation as seen in the exquisite traceries of St. Maclou. Considered one of the best examples of the "Flamboyant style" of Gothic architecture in France.

New Orleans. NOLA. The Big Easy. A city by many names, all conjuring the jovial "Laissez les bons temps rouler! ( Let the good times roll! ) attitude towards life the city is famous for. New Orleans is filled with scrumptious French-inspired Creole and Cajun food, live jazz music, street performers, and an appreciation for all the temptations of life. Life is lived well here in the Big Easy. I first visited in 2006 on a road trip across the coun

How to Spend 4 Days in New Orleans

New Orleans. NOLA. The Big Easy. A city by many names, all conjuring the jovial "Laissez les bons temps rouler! ( Let the good times roll! ) attitude towards life the city is famous for. New Orleans is filled with scrumptious French-inspired Creole and Cajun food, live jazz music, street performers, and an appreciation for all the temptations of life. Life is lived well here in the Big Easy. I first visited in 2006 on a road trip across the coun

1220-1270 the Gothic Amiens Cathedral - France - Cathedral of Our Lady of Amiens (French: Cathédrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens) Architects:Robert of Luzarches, Thomas and Regnault de Cormont #architecture #cathedra

1220-1270 the Gothic Amiens Cathedral - France - Cathedral of Our Lady of Amiens (French: Cathédrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens) Architects:Robert of Luzarches, Thomas and Regnault de Cormont #architecture #cathedra

Caminho de Santiago de Compostela. ** For those people who aren't acquainted with the Camino, or Spain, this map is sideways.

Caminho de Santiago de Compostela. ** For those people who aren't acquainted with the Camino, or Spain, this map is sideways.

Basilica of St Denis

Basilica of St Denis

Chartres Cathedral at night, during Chartres en lumières 2014

Chartres Cathedral at night, during Chartres en lumières 2014

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