Sunday, April 02, 2006

The 76m Torre de los Ingleses (English Tower) was a donation by the City's British community in 1916. During the Falklands War of 1982, the tower was the target of bombs; since then, the plaza in which it stands has been renamed the Plaza Fuerza Aérea Argentina (Air Force Plaza). This link will bring you to the picture I took at the top of the tower. La Torre de los Ingleses (Tour Anglaise) de 76m, est une donation de la communauté britannique de la ville, en 1916. Pendant la guerre des Malouines de 1982, la tour était la cible des bombes; depuis lors, la place ou se trouve la tour, a été renommee "Plaza Fuerza Aérea Argentina" (Place de l'Armée de l'Air). Ce lien vous permettra de voir une photo prise du haut de la tour.


Blogger luggi said...

Nice panoramic shot of the city on the link.

4/02/2006 11:48:00 AM

Blogger chris.h. said...

Im glad to see that the bombs missed it--I like towers.

4/02/2006 12:06:00 PM

Blogger Nicola said...

Nice to use it as a look-out for tourists now!

4/02/2006 01:04:00 PM

Blogger Edwin Sumun said...

love the panorama too!


4/02/2006 03:28:00 PM

Blogger Carlos said...

Nice light and composition.

4/02/2006 06:29:00 PM

Blogger Nuno said...

Lucky tower

4/02/2006 08:49:00 PM

Blogger Karine said...

Thanks you all for the comments. I agree with you, that was quite a lucky tower :)

4/02/2006 09:08:00 PM

Blogger Cynthia! said...

great shot!! I love that tower! If you ever get the chance to see it when the sun comes up the english tower has a bright magic light! :)I used to see it everyday on my way to work.

4/02/2006 10:53:00 PM


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