Cirque de Gavarnie

Have you been in the Alpes before ? ? Have you seen the Andes ? May be are you sure to have seen nothing more beautiful ? In his text « The Alpes and the Pyrenees », the great Victor Hugo tells us about the Cirque of Gavarnie. With an incredible poetic style, he describes this place and says it is even beyond compare with the Alpes, the Andes and the Cordillère. According to him, it is « the Colosseum of Nature » from « the most mysterious of the Architects. It is Gavarnie! »

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Extract from : Qui, si ce n'est  Victor Hugo aurait pu décrire ainsi le cirque de Gavarnie. Découvrez, redécouvrez :
Hugo, Victor. -  En voyage : Alpes et Pyrénées. - Paris : Hetzel, 1890. - Médiathèque André Labarrère Pau – fonds anciens – Usine des Tramways - cote E6164.
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