Rostiv Veliki

Rostov, Russia

While the official name of the town is Rostov, Russian people usually call it Rostov Veliky, i.e. Rostov the Great, to distinguish it from Rostov-on-Don. In the spring, most of the lake was frozen and temperatures were not very high. But some fishermen had already decided to enjoy the first rays of sun. April 2011.…

Paris

Paris, France

The Bouglione family has been running the Winter Circus (« Cirque d’Hiver ») for many years and the shows are always amazing. At the end of the show, all artists take a bow in front of the audience. December 2014. La famille Bouglione gère le Cirque d’Hiver depuis plusieurs années et les représentations sont toujours magiques. A…

Split

Split, Croatia

Outside the walls of Diocletian’s Palace in Split, there is a market. The lady with the funny hat was selling vegetables. April 2014. En dehors des murs du Palais de Dioclétien à Split, on trouve un marché. La dame avec le drôle de bonnet vendait des légumes. Avril 2014.

Pérouse

Perugia, Italy

Designs for the Palazzo dei Priori in Perugia date back as far as the 1270s. Students and tourists like to sit on the stairs in Piazza IV Novembre that lead to a gothic portal surmounted by the city’s symbols, the griffin and lion. May 2003. Les plans du Palazzo dei Priori à Pérouse remontent aux…

Librairie Le Petit Roi

Paris, France

Located in the famous Jouffroy gallery, the « Petit Roi » bookstore is specialized in second-hand books for children and comics. You find there comics from the beginning of the 20th century. December 2014. Située dans le célèbre passage Jouffroy, la librairie Le Petit Roi est spécialisée dans les livres d’occasion pour enfants et les bandes dessinées.…

Ciudad Quesada

Ciudad Quesada, Costa Rica

Ciudad Quesada is a 40,000 inhabitant city in the central mountains of Costa Rica. Coffee shops and hairdressing salons are out of time. August 2012. Ciudad Quesada est une ville de 40.000 habitants dans les montagnes centrales du Costa Rica. Les cafés et les salons de coiffure sont hors du temps. Août 2012.

Mostar

Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina

The city of Mostar was heavily destroyed during the Bosnian War of 1992-95. Business is now back but some shops, like this one, are just tents behind a ruined wall. April 2014. La ville de Mostar a été lourdement détruite pendant la guerre de Bosnie entre 1992 et 1995. Les affaires ont maintenant repris, mais…