Chora Sfakion

Chora Sfakion, Crete

Beautiful light on this small harbor in south west Crete while an old man leaves with his boat. August 2013. Belle lumière sur ce petit port au sud-ouest de la Crète alors qu’un vieil homme part sur son bateau. Août 2013.

Tokyo

Tokyo, Japan

In Japanese, Teppan Yaki literally means « grilled on an iron plate » et this a type of Japanese cooking that developed in the 1940′. In this restaurant at the top of a Shinjuku tower, the cook prepares Kobe beef for three guests who sit in front of the hob. Kobe beef is known as the best…

Los Angeles

Los Angeles, California

The Californians claim that Venice beach is the skating capital of the world. It is true that there is a strong concentration of skaters there in the evening. August 2001. Les Californiens prétendent que Venice beach is la capitale mondiale du roller skate. Il est vrai qu’il y a là chaque soir une forte concentration…

Ilorin

Ilorin, Nigeria

Despite its strategic location as the gateway between the southern and northern parts of the Nigeria, there are few industries in Ilorin. I mostly remember crowded street markets where you could find almost everything. October 1989. En dépit de son emplacement stratégique comme carrefour entre les parties nord et sud du Nigéria, il y a…

Lokrum

Lokrum, Croatia

The island of Lokrum is now a popular destination with visitors to Dubrovnik. There is a beautiful botanical garden and the island is also inhabited by families of peacocks brought over by Archduke Maximilian from the Canary Islands in the 19th century. April 2014. L’île de Lokrum est maintenant une destination populaire pour les visiteurs…

Glyndebourne

Glyndebourne, United Kingdom

It is the end of the intermission at the Glyndebourne festival. Young conductor Philippe Jordan (born 1974) is part of the audience. He walks back to his seat with a friend of his. August 2000. C’est la fin de l’entracte au festival de Glyndebourne. Le jeune chef d’orchestre Philippe Jordan (né en 1974) fait partie…

Coulon

Coulon, France

Coulon is a village in the heart of the Marais Poitevin is a large area of marshland. The marsh is crossed by picturesque canals now used for tourist rowboating and nicknamed the Green Venice. August 1999. Coulon est un village au coeur du Marais Poitevin. Le marais est traversé par des canaux pittoresques sur lesquels…