Landing Beaches (Sword Beach)

So beautiful and so peaceful now; imagine that beach on June 6th, 1944, some 70 years ago, with “an invasion fleet from eight different navies, comprising 6,939 vessels: 1,213 warships, 4,126 landing craft of various types, 736 ancillary craft, and 864 merchant vessels. There were 195,700 naval personnel involved”. Their sacrifice shall be remembered. Sword... Continue Reading →

Cahors From Above

Cahors, Lot. August 2013. Click to enlarge One of the most beautiful medieval cities I have ever seen The view is from Mount Saint Cyr, a promontory a few hundred yards above the City, on the opposite side of the Lot river The colour of the River is just amazing. No tweaking, no tampering. Summer... Continue Reading →

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