Agra, India

While tour operators bring foreign tourists early in the morning to the Taj Mahal, it may more interesting to visit the mausoleum before sunset. In the evening, dozens of Indian families come to see the tomb of Emperor Shah Jahan’s third wife. They all wear their traditional costumes. March 2008. Alors que les tour opérateurs…

Budapest, Hungary

It was my first trip to Budapest. At the time, it was difficult to understand anything about the way the baths were operating. Some areas were not open to everyone. I took this picture in a hall since I liked the mood there. October 1996. C’était mon premier séjour à Budapest. A l’époque, on avait…

Tunis, Tunisia

Souks in the Tunis medina are said to date back to the 13th century. You walk there to see a fantasized Orient that is certainly very far from the current economic situation. November 2008. On dit que les souks de la médina de Tunis datent du XIIIème siècle. On s’y promène pour retrouver un Orient…

London, United Kingdom

It would be impossible to take such a picture today in Trafalgar Square. London authorities took measures to reduce the number of pigeons. Sales of bird seed have been forbidden since 2001. Trained birds of prey were also used to kill them. Therefore, pigeons have largely disappeared from the Square. February 1995. Il serait impossible…

Provincetown, Massachusetts

Provincetown is a town located at the extreme tip of Cape Cod. The place has some charm but in many aspects it also looks like a Disneyland village built to attract tourists. August 2009. Provincetown est un village situé à l’extrémité du Cap Cod. L’endroit a du charme mais par beaucoup d’aspects il ressemble aussi…

The Hague, Netherlands

This new generation of post offices had just opened in the Netherlands. The whole space had been redesigned with white and orange booths to greet customers. Employees were wearing brand new uniforms. December 2008. Cette nouvelle génération de bureaux de poste venait d’ouvir aux Pays-Bas. L’espace entier avait été repensé avec des guichets orange et…