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Monday, 28 March 2011

THE MANIFOLD ATTRACTIONS OF LABATUT-RIVIERE

The attractions of Labatut were irresistible to residents and visitors alike long before bridge-strengthening works opened the opportunity for a facelift (or, in French, "un lifting") for its shoreline and a makeover (or, in French, "un relooking") of its image. The aspect now presented to the World is now of a fun, exciting and vibrant year-round holiday resort. See what the Press had to say:-

Tuesday, 15 March 2011

RESTORED CHURCH AT BASSOUES

FROZEN CASCADES AT PONT ESPAGNE JANUARY 2011

What really interested me about these scenes, photographed in January, is that the water falling over the cascades is not - as I would have expected - flowing under the ice, but over it. It must say something about how cold the ground was.