Bayonne, La Rue d'Espagne

This is another fairly old street in all probability. It doesn't seem to run straight for more than a short distance as it makes a gentle curve to the left.

We have here another commercial street, as evidenced by the awnings. It appears to begin at a small square in the foreground which appears to host a minor distribution center, to judge by the carts on the left.

The stone paving appears worn but has not become uneven. The life span of paving is directly related to the passage of heavy loads, which is why streets in modern cities tend to deteriorate so rapidly (in northern cities, freeze-thaw cycles are another cause).

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