Lake Willoughby, Vermont

Close to the Canadian border, Lake Willoughby is known for its clarity and chilly temperature. In the summer, there are always a few swimmers. August 2009. Près de la frontière canadienne, le lac Willoughby est connu pour la clarté et la température fraîche de ses eaux. L’été, il y a toujours quelques nageurs. Août 2009.

Sergiyev Posad, Russia

The Trinity Lavra of St. Sergius in the city Sergiyev Posad is the most important Russian monastery and the spiritual centre of the Russian Orthodox Church. Choir girls take turns all day long in the Holy Trinity cathedral where used to be the original of Andrei Rublev’s Trinity icon. April 2011. La laure de la…

Cordoba, Spain

Holy week in Cordoba. A procession crosses the Roman Bridge, over the Guadalquivir River. Processions last for hours. Men of all ages may participate. Young boys are uncovered while older men wear hoods. April 1999. Semaine Sainte à Cordoue. Une procession traverse le Pont Romain sur le fleuve Guadalquivir. Les processions durent des heures. Des…

Saint-Paul, Reunion

Saint-Paul is the oldest city on the island and used to be the first capital. Nowadays, it is known for its large market by the oceanside. This man is the owner of a small shop a few blocks away from the market. November 2013. Saint-Paul est la plus ancienne ville de l’île et en a…

Bonn, Germany

Bonn was the de facto capital city of the Federal Republic of Germany between 1949 and 1990. It lost its status after the German reunification. It is today a charming provincial city where you can visit Beethoven’s birthplace. October 2011. Bonn a été la capitale provisoire de la République Fédérale Allemande entre 1949 et 1990.…

Kyoto, Japan

The shinkansen (Japanese high-speed train) is famous for its incredible punctuality: the average delay from schedule per train is 36 seconds. This station master in Kyoto makes sure the train leaves on time. February 2012. Le shinkansen (le TGV japonais) est réputé pour son incroyable ponctualité : le retard moyen à l’arrivée, par rapport à…

Kostroma, Russia

The Ipatiev Monastery was founded around 1330. It is a landmark in Russian history since the Romanov dynasty was born there. In spring, fishermen dig holes in the frozen Kostroma river, hoping for a big catch. April 2011. Le monastère Saint-Hypatius a été fondé vers 1330. C’est un lieu important de l’histoire russe car la…