When I first saw the love locks on Pont des Arts bridge on the river Seine in Paris, I thought it was a really cool idea, and the only reason I did not leave my mark on a railing of the bridge overflowing with love-locks and toss metal in water, is that, well, I could not find a lock. It so turns out that – … Continue reading The weight of love (locks)!
This picture of yellow flowers was taken in the Champagne region, France, famous for producing its namesake bubbly drink, somewhere between the towns of Reims and Epernay. I am not a photographer or even an amateur photographer. But I am stunned by the photography talent here at WordPress. See for yourself by checking out other submissions for this week’s photo challenge 🙂 Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge – Yellow
When I first read the word “Angular”, I immediately thought of the pyramids of Giza, Egypt, the ancient iconic structures that we see resonated in plenty of instances in modern day architecture. Alas, I have not been to Egypt and witnessed the pyramids firsthand. So, for this week’s photo challenge – “Angular”, I have settled for I.M. Pei designed Glass Pyramid which along with three … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge – Angular
There is more to France than just Paris, as we discovered in our 7 day trip to France. We spent only 2 nights in the French Alps but the region is beautiful and magical and much lesser known than its Swiss neighbour and thus an easy choice for my first real blog post. Annecy is a beautiful town in the foothills of the French Alps. … Continue reading A tryst with the French Alps