Brian is Visiting Papal Palaces
The iconic front door of the Papal Palace
The light of southern France
Towers and Churches of the Papal Palace
The French fortress across the Rhône
The Pont d'Avignon with the towers of the French king in the distance
The plaza of the palace
The Papal Well
A really old door. Remarkable it is still with us.
Amazing how high the arches run to support this building.
Courtyards in Castles
Crennelations were more than fancy dress
That blue sky is unaltered in this photo of the main keep
A Papal Palace needs bell towers.
In grand ecclesiastical style does His Holiness dine
The celing for the Papal refectory has been rebuilt.
This is where everyone else would dine
The residue of power
An unusual view of the iconic entryway
The main courtyard with the Pont Saint-Bénezet in the distance
The sun sets on the Papal Palace
Popes need protection and crossbows were popular
David walking the streets of Avignon
Benjamin Thomas Gibson, World Traveler
Brian and Ben have had a fun day exploring castles
Boys! No papal violence. It's not the XIVth century!
Courtyards of the Papal Palace
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