Tuesday, February 12, 2008

Church Tops 2

Just thought I'd throw a second one in, since I have a slide of it. It's not as nice a photo as the first one was, but it illustrates another style of bell cage.

This one's also in Provence.

5 comments:

  1. I always looked for these in Provence. I heard once that the reason for the design was to avoid being toppled when the mistral blew.

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  2. Claudia in Toronto12 February, 2008 16:05

    Now that I have seen two of them, I know that there must be a good reason for the design. It still looks out of place, waiting for completion, or temporary.

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  3. Claudia in Toronto13 February, 2008 00:29

    Congratulations for hard work! I envy you. A lot more interesting than dusting my apartment in the city. Another job which is never done.

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  4. john, that makes a lot of sense. I never thought of that.

    claudia, it does feel good to be getting something accomplished outdoors. It's still early, but it beats sitting inside all the time.

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  5. The bell tower in this picture is in the village of Lacoste. I just found a picture I took of it too.

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