Category Archives: Places

Pleasant day yesterday

Drove yesterday together with my brother and our souses to the seaside and more precisely to the Canet en Roussillon town and “รด pieds nus” beach for a bit of lunch and meet up with my friend Philippe. I certainly … Continue reading

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B for Beach

Made it yesterday to Biquet Plage for the 1st time this year. Not the hot weather one would expect at this time of year. The wind however was the more or less usual strong Easterly Wind coming from the sea. … Continue reading

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Back from Albi

Had a pleasant drive across the Black Mountains (Montagnes Noires) yesterday after to arrive in Albi late afternoon. A quick heck-in at the hotel and we were off wandering around the old town. A very dark sky but no rain … Continue reading

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A for Cathedral

It is not difficult to understand why the imposing Cathedral of Albi in the French Occitanie region is probably the most visited cathedral in the world. It has retained all of its splendour and colours over the centuries which is … Continue reading

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At the beach

We made the most of yesterday’s 1st de-confinement day and chose to head for the seaside. I love our South of France large and empty sandy beaches. In the background the Pyrenean mountain range and therefore Spain. It was nice … Continue reading

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Day out

The plan was to drive to the coast, now that it is allowed again, and go for a walk on and around the “Plateau de Leucate” which we particularly like and have a picnic watching the sea from the top … Continue reading

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Great Lakes

I always have had a certain attraction to Chicago for many reasons. One of them is the fact that the town is on the southwestern shore of Lake Michigan. Here follows a few interesting facts about the Great lakes

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Progress on Carnot II

They are now working on side number 3 on the square. I had to go to the chemist earlier and it is quite an obstacle course to get to it. No chance of going to the bank though. On the … Continue reading

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Progress on Carnot

Here follows a few photos taken this afternoon Place Carnot (Carcassonne). I would estimate the work is 75% complete. One has now a very good impression of what it will look like when the renovation is finished. ๐Ÿšง ๐Ÿšง ๐Ÿšง

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Typical Shanghai

Typical of Shanghai. This photo was taken on my little street, which I admit was full of restaurants. All sorts of super cars were parked everyday. Most of the owners were under 30 (possibly under 25, hard to tell with … Continue reading

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