Wednesday, April 08, 2009

Angers, France - June 4th, 2008

Angers was altogether a pleasant experience. The campsite was clean and secure, the weather had improved significantly, the advertised WiFi was actually installed and, moreover, worked! And then there was Angers itself - a lively, clean and interesting place to visit - a Great Day!
Previously the capital of the ancient county of Anjou (now more or less the Maine-et-Loire
department) Angers straddles the river Maine, which feeds the river Loire just south of the city. The earliest sign of human presence in the Angers area is a stone tool dated to the Lower Paleolithic time - 400,000 BC - while the earliest identified inhabitants were a Gallic tribe that was run off by the Romans. For pictures around town, click here.

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