Category Archives: France

Montpellier continued

Montpellier, continued: Grand Montpellier architecture

Montpellier continued: It turned out to be quite a photogenic city. Despite lots of things being closed on a Monday, there was still a lot to see, just walking around. We missed the gardens and the art gallery, but the architecture was impressive nonetheless, and there was a lovely cosmopolitan atmosphere about the place... [see more]

Montpellier

Modern architecture in Montpellier

Montpellier was a shock to the system. After a week of hot dusty Roman architecture and a couple of days of sandy shoes, I was back in the 21st century. It is a much more modern city, with a large and youthful population, and it is the capital of the Languedoc-Roussillon region, and Hérault department... [see more]

Cap d’Agde

Sunset at Cap d'Agde, France

As if a week in Provence was too much culture for me, I headed down to the coast to Cap d’Agde, which seemed like a good idea at the time. I got there in the late afternoon, and the evening’s sunset promised much. I headed to the harbour, camera in hand, to see if I could get any good shots of the sunset from the promenade... [see more]