Nîmes notes

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

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Painters at work

halles de nimes, paintingIt’s the emblem of Nîmes – a crocodile chained to a palm tree – above the entrance of the market hall, now being painted bright and green!


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Fading away

louis durandOh how I wish that the tags weren’t there… As there’s something fascinating in these old shop signs, in their faded colours… But then someone comes to boogie, the other’s I can’t even figure out. Anyway, Monsieur Louis Durand seems to have had a copper shop here, some time ago.

(I’m going to cheat a little and add little by little pictures I’ve taken yet not published during my blog silence… Anyway, this is sort of a picture diary, and it would be a shame not to use them!