Invitation to the Voyage Là, tout n'est qu'ordre et beauté, Luxe, calme et volupté. There all is order and beauty, Luxury, peace, and pleasure. — Charles Baudelaire
The lake at Le Bourget it's almost impossible not to think of Lamartine. [...] Pause in your trek O Time! Pause in your flight, Favorable hours, and stay! Let us enjoy the transient delight That fills our fairest day. [...] Alphonse de Lamartine, The Lake Translated by A.Z. Foreman
Always better than poppies and graves. Here in Fiesole, near Firenze in Italy. The ruins are those of a Roman amphitheatre.
Typical me to write Siena with two Ns. Here's with one N and a special dedication to my friend Nicoletta (double T). Huge thunderstorms over town on that day in May. Il Duomo.
By chance, when using my 24-70 zoom I have discovered a special effect that owes nothing to Lightroom. I used the trick a couple of times in the forest near Chaville. That was in Autumn. An then again in Fontainebleau at the height of Spring on a very hot day. The light is a lot more interesting... Continue Reading →