Escape Paris: Vaux le Vicomte

It was the day Nicolas Fouquet unveiled his new castle to the court that Louis XIV threw him in prison. Now, you may think that was a bit rude of the Roi Soleil to do so, but spending a whole day at Vaux-le-Vicomte to visit the castle and gardens made me understand why Louis XIV became so…

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Nantes – film

I paid a visit to a friend who lives in Nantes a few weeks ago. Good food, good weather and good company add up to a wonderful week-end. Here are some captures I shot on my Pentax K1000, and I will be posting about a few things I like to eat when in Nantes in…

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Parisian clichés

Redevenir parisienne… It’s funny how full of surprise life can be. When I left Paris two years ago never could I have thought I’d be coming back for yet another academic year (when will my studies ever end??!!). Except this time I’m older, more mature, more independent, I know the city better, I am now…

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