Saint-Omer – September 2008
Saint-Omer is a commune in France.
It is a commune and sub-prefecture of the Pas-de-Calais department 68 km (42 mi) west-northwest of Lille on the railway to Calais. The town is named after Saint Audomar, who brought Christianity to the area.
The canalised portion of the river Aa begins at Saint-Omer, reaching the North Sea at Gravelines in northern France. Below its walls, the Aa connects [...]
The recent Google Doodle celebrating the 200th anniversary of the architect who renovated the walled city of Carcassonne brought back happy memories of my visit there in 2012.
From the Telegraph regarding the man and his anniversary:
Eugene Viollet-le-Duc, the architect known for his distinctive restoration work on medieval buildings, has been celebrated with a Google doodle.
There are quite a few suitable photos from my recent holiday, but I had better not jump right into the middle of my vacation. I will stick with the plane theme.
More ‘Down Below’ can be found in the gallery.
Doth not nature itself teach you?
I Corinthians 11:14
This is the south fountain on Place de la Concorde. More information about the fountain ind it’s northern counterpart can be found here.
More waterdrops can be found in the gallery.
This street art is quite a contrast the Metropolitan gardens that are close by. Pictures of the gardens can be seen here.
More street art can be found in the gallery.
Errr… what where you thinking?