The Porte d’Orient, by Ewan Harvey | Unsplash
MakeCanon
Model7d
Shutter speed1/800s
Apertureƒ/4
Focal length50mm
ISO500
Published onMay 13, 2017
Dimensions2533 × 3167

The Porte d’Orient

The Porte d’Orient, or The Oriental Door) - represents the thousands of French-African Colonial soldiers who left from the shores of Marseille to fight in the the Orient during World War I. This marked an important and significant moment in my journey through and across Europe on my bike. I had just cycled the length of France, and subsequently collapsed in an exhausted heap infront of the arch after I took this photo.

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