Marie-Galante is a small (158 km2 / 61 square miles) island about 30 km / 16 miles south of Guadeloupe. It is a dependency of Guadeloupe, a French overseas department. It is known as the hundred mills island. Initially, a few ox-powered mills were used to extract sugar cane juice which then was used to […]
Place de la République, Paris, France
For a few days, work brought me to Paris. So far the weather was good and today was the first time that I got wet. It seems like I always attract rain while I am here. Tonight after dinner on my way home, I saw beautiful reflections at the recently renovated Place de la République. I […]
Postcard from Paris
I always enjoy seeing the Eiffel Tower at night when visiting Paris! Even better is taking images from a location I haven’t been before. Thanks for the rain, I got this nice reflection in the granite. Next I went down to the Seine to get a different perspective.
Sunrise at Fifi beach on La Désirade
After several days of rain, we awoke to a beautiful sunrise near Fifi beach on La Désirade. La Désirade is a little island in the Caribbean 10 miles away from ‘mainland’ Guadeloupe. There are several beaches where fishermen leave their boats anchored near the shore or directly on the beach. Along with tourism, fishing is […]