Cambridge, Massachusetts

Perfect lawns, majestic buildings. Established in 1636, Harvard is one of the most prestigious universities in the world. It is also the richest one. June 2010. Des pelouses parfaites, des bâtiments monumentaux. Fondée en 1636, Harvard est une des plus prestigieuses universités au monde. C’est aussi la plus riche. Juin 2010.

Onitsha, Nigeria

French Nobel laureate writer JMG Le Clézio spent part of his childhood in a Nigerian city called Onitsha. « Onitsha » is also the title of a novel he published in 1991. Located on the eastern bank of the Niger river, the city possesses one of the very few road bridge crossings of the mile-wide river. May…

New York, United States

Year after year, it seems the Chinatown district in New York gets bigger and bigger. The area around Houston Street used to be part of Little Italy. October 1998. Année après année, il semble que le quartier de Chinatown à New York devient de plus en plus grand. La zone autour de Houston Street faisait…

Amorgos, Greece

Greek people call them « tramp tourists ». They are young tourists from Germany or France who want to travel off the beaten path. They do not spend much in the islands. September 1991. Les Grecs les appellent les « touristes vagabonds ». Ce sont de jeunes touristes venus d’Allemagne ou de France qui veulent voyager hors des sentiers…

Ramatuelle, France

Rich people from all over the world show their yachts in the bay. In the evening, they will dock at the harbor of Saint-Tropez. July 2013. Les riches du monde entier montrent leurs yachts dans la baie. Le soir, ils accosteront au port de Saint-Tropez. Juillet 2013.

Seville, Spain

The processions of penitents in the old city of Seville during Holy Week are one of the most amazing tradition in Southern Europe. For a whole week, days and nights are focused on these huge processions. March 1999. Les processions de pénitents dans la vieille ville de Séville durant la Semaine Sainte sont une des…

Ranakpur, India

Ranakpur is widely known for its marble Jain temple, said to be the most spectacular of the Jain temples. The Jain priest wears a mask to avoid inhaling insects as Jains have to protect all kinds of lives. His forehead mark is made of sandalwood paste. March 2008. Ranakpur est très connue pour son temple…