Saturday, 12 July 2008

Place Massena


Place Massena used to be a nightmare of traffic jams and frayed tempers. To navigate it successfully required 100% concentration but now, with the traffic all but banished it's possible to appreciate the beauty of the buildings and people can stroll or cycle across the expanse of this spectacular space.
You can see the sculptures on top of the poles and to be honest, I have no idea what they are or what they're meant to represent...any ideas?

5 comments:

Knoxville Girl said...

I love how you've caught the design of the paving stones - what a pleasant place to stroll, especially now that you don't worry about being run over. Those statues are really strange.

Jilly said...

Oh great shot, Angela.

jill said...

Your shot does indeed convey a peaceful stroll. I can't imagine motor traffic here.

dr. adder said...

I think those sculptures are in fact pedestrians who climbed there to escape the mad French motirist (c:

dr. adder said...

Motorist - don't know what happened there!!!