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Plants in barred window of fortress

Here’s a photograph made in sunny November Marseille a few weeks ago. While visiting the three fortresses near the mouth of the old harbor, Vieux Port, I noticed this window, which appears to have been added to the fortress wall rather recently. The room inside looks homey, with potted plants and framed pictures. I wonder if it’s the caretaker’s office, or living quarters? The plants are twice-confined, but look to be at peace with their lot in life.

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