Fear of the unknown leads to planning. Planning leads to expectations. Expectations lead to disappointments.
Revisiting “Le Boucher (1970) filming location, its voices and hallucinations
La vie sous le confinement, 2020
Charles Aznavour, Mouriès
On leaving Arles I took a detour to visit Aznavour’s house near Mouriès. It’s his last residence where he died on 1 October 2018 (aged 94).
His English is remarkably funny
Narbonne – Sète – Marseille – La Ciotat
Setting camp near Narbonne
The Med in May
La Conque, Agde
Passing Sète on the Mèze side (L’Etang de Thau)
Camping in Provence
Between Martigue and Marignan, Enang de Berre, June 2019
Pont du Gard, Provence
The Pueblo of San Agustín Etla near Oaxaca, Southern Mexico. January 2019
Etla lies below the mountains of Sierra Juárez
As you walk up the hills some of the wildlife appears below
The indigenous villagers are shy and keep their distance. You have to use a long lens to capture them.
The winter sky in intense blue and the foliage is equally exotic
Champs de Bataille, 1914-1916
After the war, the decision was made to plant a few million trees to cover the destruction. Most of these trees started in the 1920s and continue to propagate naturally.
You must be aware that the area contains an estimated 80,000 unburied French and German soldiers as well as the countless unexploded munitions.