Nîmes notes

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

A smiling crocodile

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There’s actually one more crocodile in the Hôtel de Ville, or the town house of Nîmes. If you find the four stuffed ones hanging from the ceiling, you will definitely notice this fellow as well.

It’s a work of the ateliers of Foyer d’accueil et de promotion Hubert-Pascal, and depicts a crocodile leaning on a toril… What’s a toril, you might ask. Well, look the second picture. Nîmes is famous for bullfights, too!

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

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