My Favourite Place

I discovered the Ariège region in the Pyrenees 15 years ago. My wife's family is from there, I didn't know the area, which was pretty much deserted from the 1920s onwards. Our village is named Augirein, there are 70 inhabitants in that village. Now you must imagine that in the 1900s they were over 1,000... Continue Reading →

Galey: Mountain Village

Galey (pronounce ga'leI, it's a Gascon name) is a beautiful mountain village in the Pyrenees (Ariege). This picture is slightly manually tweaked in terms of colorisation so as to give it a vintage look and feel.

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