A photo diary from the Languedoc region of France, particularly around the vicinity of Lamalou-les-Bains, my previous home town in France. Please see my new blog "Moorlands and Peak".
Tuesday, 6 April 2010
Roman Bridge, St-Thibéry
Roman Bridge and XIIIc mill
The Roman Bridge at St-Thibéry actually dates from the Middle Ages. It replaced a truly Roman bridge which carried the Via Domitia over the River Hérault at this point. Only four of the original nine arches remain. The others were destroyed in the XIXc by severe floods. The flour mill dates from the XIIIc. It was the property of a Benedictine abbey. (Canon EOS450D, Sigma 17-70mm lens @ 17mm, 1/400s @ f/9, two photos stitched in Canon Photostitch)