Category Archives: travel, France

The ridge of Vimy

June 26th, 2020. The journey lead us to an impressive memorial of World War I. This is the “Mémorial des Canadiens”, in memory to the 60.000 Canadian soldiers who died in the North of France, conceived and sculptured by Walter … Continue reading

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The shacks of “Le Périgord noir”

2017-2019, Vallée de la Vézère, Dordogne, France. The sheperd’s huts or shacks can be found all over the black Périgord, they have different names (for example, “borie”) but, most correctly, they are named “les cabanes en pierres sèches”. These shacks … Continue reading

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The animal world of Lascaux II

2019, Sep 29. The latest arrival at the animal park “Le Thot” are the wolves, a pack consisting of two females and one male. Two of them got bitten in their ears by the wolves of their former pack. The … Continue reading

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The animal world of Lascaux – Le bestiaire de Lascaux

2019, Sep 29. What better to do than go for a walk on a peaceful day? Our path starts at “Le Thot”, an annex of the famous Lascaux site, where some prehistoric species roam the park next to more recent … Continue reading

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Follow the river…

Vallée de la Vézère, Dordogne, France. Dec. 2015-2019. Follow the river as closely as possible as it may lead to ancient villages, medieval sites, and of course natural wonders…

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In the Land of Oc

Vallée de la Vézère, Dordogne, France, Dec 2018. Misty landscapes above and in the valleys add to the quiet charm of the winter…

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“Le Coly”

Jan 03, 2020. Coly, Dordogne, France. Mysteriously flowing through the rocky landscape, out of sight and under the trees, the waters of the river are streaming forcefully again, after the heavy rainfalls of the young winter.

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Natural

Saint-Amand-de-Coly, Dordogne, France, Jan. 03, 2020. At the end of a grey and foggy day, all of a sudden… an unexpected appearance under the last rays of light, two does and one deer leaving the sheltering woods. On the next morning, a young fox is looking … Continue reading

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