Miscellaneous

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my 5th medoc marathon marion barral

Last Saturday I ran my 5th Medoc Marathon. We ran it as a team of 10. !the theme being this year “Tales & Legends”, we were dressed as little red winemakers (inspired from the little red riding hood…). This marathon is absolutely unique in the world as you get a chance to run in the
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photo panoramique de Hong-Kong

I travelled to Hong-Kong for the third time for work, but this is the first time I have some time to take some pictures. Here is the result. What surprises me in this city is the mix of all styles. A sort of Asian melting pot where the most modern skycrapers are built right next
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brown leaves on a tree in fall in Vancouver

I travel to Canada once a year and my favourite city in this beautiful country is Vancouver. I got a chance to see Vancouver in spring, winter, and this time in fall. I never get bored of it…

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[:en]Photos of the great national parks in the US[:fr]Photos USA - Les grands parcs nationaux

I travel to the US three to four times a year and I always wanted to visit the great national parks. The thing is, they are so far away from each other that you would need at least one week, and a real passion for long hours driving in the desert to do it on
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New Orleans sign

Between a business trip to Texas and Florida I managed to “squeeze in” a week-end in New Orleans. I had been keen on visiting this wonderful city for a long time. Two days only, but I was not disappointed! If there is one place where you cannot get bored in the US, then this New
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photo of the berlin wall

I got a chance to go to Berlin for the first time this year. Having learnt German so many years, and knowing a lot about German contemporary history, I was very much looking forward to this. I was not disappointed and took lots of photos of Berlin. Diverse (hanging around on a bright blue day
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Some sheep grazing at The peak of Mount Ventoux

I took this picture when I climbed the Mount Ventoux recently. You can see the full itinerary, all the photos and advice on my dedicated previous post. After a clear morning, the sky started getting a little bit cloudy, which created a beautiful atmospehere in the sky with lots of contrast. The sheep added to
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Stony hillside of the Mount Ventoux

I did this week-end my first hiking trip on the Mount Ventoux. the weather was perfect, sunny but not too hot, with barely any Mistral (miracle !). You can see the full itinerary, photos and advice on my dedicated previous post. The landscapes we have seen were just astonishing… I tooh this picture when I
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[:fr]Photos de Shanghaï - Mars 2014[:en]Photos of Shanghaï - March 2014

The photos of Sgnaghaï that I took during my last trip there. I took my three lenses (wide angle, macro and 50mm), a bit heavy but I do not regret it! The Bund Street Life By night Growers’ market I am always fascinated by growers’ markets in Chna. You can really find the best and
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photo d'un vieux cep de grenache

I took once again advantage of the chance I have to work in a beautiful vineyard (château de la Gardine) this morning. I spent one hour taking some pictures, trying to capture the atmosphere. It was already very warm, even if it was only 9pm, and the cicadas were already singing, sound mixed with lots
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