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Route des Crêtes, Nov 4th, 2017. Another early start of a misty morning near the cliff, another day of suspense and concentration towards discovery and curiosity for one another!
Route des Crêtes, Nov. 3rd, 2017. Waking up early in order to locate some goat antelopes (rupicapra rupicapra), the surprise was to actually find a small family of about 10 individuals feeding on the crest of the mountain on the first day.
Saint-Maurice-sur-Moselle, Sept. 22-26, 2017. Another series taken during the photographic workshop in the Southern Vosges, France. With (surprisingly) close encounters…
Saint-Maurice-sur-Moselle, Sept. 22-26, 2017. A week-end in the green environment of the Vosges… Dedicated to nature photography under the guidance of Steven T. and his motivated team, a nice experience!
June, 27th, Aurignac. The 17 skeletons have disappeared, but it was the first time that an archeologist found evidence for the simultaneity between ancient human bones and disappeared prehistoric animals. His name? Edouard Lartet. The place? The prehistoric cave of Aurignac.
December, 31st, the Vézère, Dordogne. The last day of the year is spent in a well-preserved site of the ‘Vallée de l’Homme’. The site is a 60-m high cliff named the Grand-Roc just outside Les-Eyzies-de-Tayac. It contains a richly decorated cave with a lot of “excentrics” as well … Continue reading
Sergeac, Dordogne, Dec 29th. A typical winter walk: first misty along the riverbank, next sunny on the hilltops, sufficient to provide anyone with a good feeling of the region’s natural charms…
Le Moustier, Dordogne, Dec 30th. A massive, 5 levels high, 1 km-long cliff overlooks the Vézère river. It has been the habitat of people for more than 50,000 years: from the Neanderthalers till the Renaissance. The “Roque Saint-Christophe” was the stronghold of a township consisting of ~100 dwellings in … Continue reading