Nîmes notes

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


The back of Antoninus Pius

square antoninAt this time of the year the plane trees of the canal leading to the Jardins de la Fontaine are still leafless… But not for long: after the rainy days the change comes quickly!

The statue, saluting the passersby, is of Antoninus Pius, a Roman senator, whose family came from Nemausus.