Nîmes notes

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


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Coming out of a window

snakesThese little creatures come out of  a small window on Rue Chassaintes in Nîmes. Maybe they are snakes, maybe something else. If you look carefully, you will find them here and there in the nearby walls too.

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Nîmes seen from the top of the amphitheatre

view from arenesHere’s another view of Nîmes, seen from the top of the amphitheatre. There, where you now see a giant wall painting of the Spanish torero José Tomàs, will a few years later stand the new museum of Romanity. The work has just begun. Otherwise the views are of the nearby suburbs of Nîmes, a mixture of old, fairly low buildings and new and modern apartment buildings.