Sunday, April 24, 2011

old days in Boulogne-sur-Mer

Departure of a trawler

emigrants for America boarding the Holland
the railway station and Terminus Hotel

Boulogne on the northeast coast of France, with a population of about 45,000, was an important ferry port for crossings to Folkestone in England; but the advent of the nearby Channel Tunnel in 1994 saw that role end, although it is still France's largest fishing port.

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