May 1, 2009

Photo du Jour - Etang de Montady

Once a stagnant lake, the Etang de Montady was drained in a curious, spoke-like pattern in the 13th century to help prevent outbreaks of disease. Pin It


Valerie, En Bonne Compagnie said...

That's an oppidum isn't it...? There's a good entry on wikipedia -'Ens%C3%A9rune

Loulou said...

The Oppidum is up on the hilltop, with a view over this drained lake. Have you ever been? Really cool ancient Roman site.
Thanks for the link!