The glamorous Hotel Carlton in Cannes on the Cote d'Azur in Provence, France belongs to the Inter Continental Hotels Group which is proud of their 7 hotel brands - more than 558,000 rooms in over 3,700 hotels spread over 100 countries. The Hotel Carlton in Cannes is one of the most famous, especially for hosting movie stars, directors, producers and celebrities of all kinds during the Cannes Film Festival.The Hotel Carlton is located at 58 La Croisette, Cannes which is an elegant boulevard on the waterfront. The hotel was opened in 1911 and has 338 rooms, and in 2004, 7 panoramic suites were added on the 7th floor.The Hotel Carlton, and other hotels along Boulevard de la Croisette, have their own private beaches so you can book in directly from your boat or relax on the sand without dealing with the 'hoi polloi'.The Carlton has two domes on the corners facing the Mediterranean Sea, and legend has it they were a tribute to the breasts of 'La Belle Otero' (Caroline Otero) a famous Riviera courtesan around the time of the First World War, who was reputed to have counted Czar Nicholas 11 and King Edward Vll among her lovers.The Carlton Hotel, built 1911, along the waterfront of Cannes, The Riviera, Cote d'Azur, Provence, France, Europe.
I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II, aperture of f/14.0, exposure time of 1/2 sec. on ISO 100, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 300mm.
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