A week in Arles, of photos, among ancient stones, stories, the heat in the height of summer amidst the fields and the light of Provence. Les Rencontres de la Photographie is a festival, a meeting place for photographers, of many years, from a small, revolutionary, beginning to an international festival, all within the confines of […]
In the hinterland of Nice, lies the area of Haute Provence, the foothills, in any other place mountains in their own right, of the Alps. A train runs from Nice, through this area, finishing in Dignes-les-Bains. In the middle of this journey lies a collection of three villages: Puget-Théniers, Entrevaux and Annot. It is to […]
The second half, which either is “that far to go” or “Wow! I’ve come this far”! Either way, there’s still alot of walking to get to the east coast and see the sea, touching feet on sand. With the most difficult navigational parts of the walk behind us (I fervently hope!), I’m now both a […]
Walk across England in two weeks, are you crazy!? Must be, but here I am, doing the Coast to Coast walk across northern England; from St Bees on the Irish Sea, through the Lake District, Yorkshire Dales and North York Moors, to Robin Hood’s Bay on the North Sea (and yes, I have my stone […]
The cloister of St Trophime supports some remarkable and eye-catching imagery, full of nightmares and the fears of a superstitious age. St Trophime (and its cloisture) was built around the 12th century and is a fine example of Romanesque architecture.
The River Seine bisects, and in a very real sense defines, the geography of the city of Paris. So let us being our journey along the Seine, late in the afternoon, and watch as the light changes through sunset, until finally the golden city comes to light.