Last bits of France before the departure / Un peu de France avant le départ

10/01/2016: after spending Christmas in Ireland with some friends, I am back in France for the last days before heading to Asia. I visited my sister Perrine in Bordeaux and took this opportunity to discover the town. We then went together to Clermont-Ferrand where we celebrated the New Year’s Eve and my cousin Hervé’s weddingContinue reading “Last bits of France before the departure / Un peu de France avant le départ”

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Aix-en-Provence, Cassis, Pertuis

08/12/2015: I have just spent some amazing days in Aix-en-Provence (close to Marseille) with my friends Nico and Flo and their daughter Soléane, a beautiful little girl who also happens to be my goddaughter. We had some quality time together and we even prepared the Christmas decorations! The weather in the South of France beingContinue reading “Aix-en-Provence, Cassis, Pertuis”

Perpignan, Nîmes 2

03/12/2015: today I am going to Aix-en-Provence, but before leaving, I wanted to share 2 pictures quite representative of Perpignan and Nimes: The Arena of Nimes: it is a Roman amphitheatre built almost 2000 years ago and still in a very good shape. Perpignan train station: according to the painter Salvador Dali, this station is theContinue reading “Perpignan, Nîmes 2”

Perpignan, Nîmes

01/12/2015: after landing in Carcassonne, I went directly to Perpignan to visit one side of my family. In Thuir, to be precise. This was more a relaxing break than a touristic visit, but the weather was great and I used one little walk to take some pictures of my mum’s favourite Pyrenean mountain: Le Canigou.Continue reading “Perpignan, Nîmes”

Carcassonne airport / L’aéroport de Carcassonne

29/11/2015: after leaving Dublin (once more), I landed in Carcassonne, a small town about 100 kilometers South-East of Toulouse. The airport of Carcassonne has a special meaning to me: as the closest Ryanair airport from Toulouse, it was my arrival point almost every time I was coming back to France during the 10 years ofContinue reading “Carcassonne airport / L’aéroport de Carcassonne”

Weekend en Picardie

17/11/2015: Adrien and Cécile’s house is located in a little village surrounded by fields and forests. Most of the time, some burning wood in the fireplace is warming up the living room, bringing this specific smell and atmosphere I love. I had three very peaceful and relaxing days, sharing my time between game playing andContinue reading “Weekend en Picardie”

Why do we only rest in peace? Why can’t we live in peace too? / Pourquoi seulement reposer en paix? Ne peut-on pas aussi vivre en paix?

14/11/2015: yesterday evening, after taking three trains I finally reached the little train station where Adrien was waiting for me. Once in his place we exchanged the last news, listened to music, drank a couple of beers and laughed a lot. Later we went to bed, that is the moment when I finally checked myContinue reading “Why do we only rest in peace? Why can’t we live in peace too? / Pourquoi seulement reposer en paix? Ne peut-on pas aussi vivre en paix?”