Nîmes notes

a picture diary from a Roman town in the south of France

Supermarket carpark

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carpark in the rain


So, on the rainy day we went to the supermarket. The carpark is huge, and it’s lined by melia azedarach trees, commonly known as  chinaberry tree, bead-tree or Cape lilac – or, Lilas de Perse in French, which translates directly to Lilac of Persia. In winter, the tree is decorated with bone colour berries (toxic for human, but not for birds), and in summer with tiny little lilac flowers. As it was raining, the atmosphere is a little gloomy.


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Picture diaries from Nîmes (and Marseille), South of France

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