Posts Tagged ‘Hauts-de-France

23
Nov
18

Old School

Old School

They went old school with oildrums and barricades. If you haven’t heard about the gilets jaunes (“yellow vests” after the high visibility vests they are wearing), click on the link below. We were lucky during our vacation, there was one traffic jam on our way back from Nantes, but apart from that we never encountered any problems.

November 2018, Gilets jaunes protest near Cambrai

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07
Nov
18

Enchanted

Enchanted

November 2018, Réserve naturelle (nature reserve) des Marais d’Isle, Saint-Quentin

06
Nov
18

Ciel Voilé

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This morning’s weather forecast said “Ciel Voilé” with a symbol I hadn’t seen before: a sun with two white stripes across. Literally translated a “veiled sky”, but I have no idea if it means partly cloudy or foggy. Anyway the day was sunny after all.

November 2018, Basilique, Saint-Quentin

06
Nov
18

Flames

Flames

November 2018, somewhere along the Autoroute des Anglais (A 26) near Cambrai

28
Nov
17

I See You

I See You

November 2017, Common Blackbird / Amsel, Jardin du Gouverneur, Arras

27
Nov
17

La Belle inutile

La Belle inutile

Because it was never attacked, this fortress was called “the useless beauty”. France, fortress and Unesco? It was built – of course – by Vauban.

November 2017, Citadelle d’Arras (link in German), Arras

27
Nov
17

Héros

Héros

Guess what we’re up to…

November 2017, La Place des Héros with townhall and belfry, Arras




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