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Gallery: India

INDIA | Saturday, 31 May 2008 | Photo Gallery

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Udaipur. On my way back to Bombay

INDIA | Monday, 19 May 2008 | Views [1108]

In transit in Udaipur. Coming from Delhi on my way back to Mumbai. Actually there was no ticket train to Mumbai available within two days. First option : find a ticket bus instead. None of it or too expensive... Second option : find a ticket ... Read more >

Tags: bikaner, bombay, bus, delhi, india, jaisalmer, local travel agency, rajhastan, travel agency, udaipur

Thar Desert. 'Doors to Pakistan'

INDIA | Thursday, 15 May 2008 | Views [2306] | Comments [1]

Namaste. Mid afternoon here... I came back from the Thar Desert this morning after a whole day riding a camel called Shalya or so which means balance/equilibre. Isn't it funny?  This is the meaning a word, I asked to a chinese woman to write down ... Read more >

Tags: camel, desert, goat, india, jaisalmer, pakistan, rajasthan, safari, sand dunes, thar desert

Jaisalmer. A Bollywood arrival

INDIA | Tuesday, 13 May 2008 | Views [868]

I am fine. Thanks to every one for your messages after the terrorist attack in Jaipur... I didn't have heard about these terrible news yet when a friend sent me an sms tonight to tell me about and because he was worried. It happened around 7:00pm ... Read more >

Tags: bus, india, jaisalmer, rajasthan, thar desert

Jodhpur. I feel the heat

INDIA | Monday, 12 May 2008 | Views [762]

Arrived in Johpur beginning of the afternoon after 7 hours bus trip under the Indian heat... 35 degrees in they say it was 43 degrees in Jaisalmer today my next destination for tomorrow morning... levee a 6:00am ce matin j ai fini de packer ... Read more >

Tags: bus, guest house, india, jodhpur

Udaipur. Back to India

INDIA | Saturday, 10 May 2008 | Views [970]

Arrivee ce matin vers 10:00am a Udaipur apres un voyage en bus with no AC (air conditionner) de 18h00. They say it would be hot, they say it would be a very difficult journey. You know what? I just love it! Nous aurions du partir depuis la station ... Read more >

Tags: bombay, bus, india, udaipur

Goa. Happy Divali

INDIA | Friday, 4 Jan 2008 | Views [909]

happy divali everybody! A la gare de Goa ou j`attends mon train pour Bengalore, la derniere etape de mon voyage avant de prendre un avion pour Delhi puis celui qui me ramenera a Paris. Time flies here... Que vous dire de Goa? Que j`y ai passe deux ... Read more >

Tags: ahmedabad, bengalore, mumbai

Jaipur. Stay cool if you want to get your ticket train

INDIA | Thursday, 27 Dec 2007 | Views [909]

Je vous ecris de Jaipur cette fois-ci ou je suis arrivee hier en fin d`apres-midi. Le voyage en bus a ete plus tranquille aue je ne l`aurais cru. Six heures de trajet en compagnie d`indiens qui pour la plupart venaient en famille voir leurs proches.... Read more >

Tags: ahmedabad, india, jaipur, udaipur

Agra. See the Taj Mahal and leave

INDIA | Tuesday, 25 Dec 2007 | Views [786]

Merry Christmas to all of you. I moved yesterday at night with 3 hours delay in Vanarasi to Agra . Agra est une ville tres touristique. Le Taj Mahal est l`attrait principal du lieu. Pour y entrer il faut cependant faire une queue monstrueuse ... Read more >

Tags: agra, india, taj mahal

Varanasi. 'That would be an experience'

INDIA | Sunday, 23 Dec 2007 | Views [881]

I didn’t know anything about what would happen during this trip. I had never been to India before or to Asia… There was only one thing I did wanted to do: going to Varanasi [Benares], the Holy City… Its name attracted me like some few others in the ... Read more >

Tags: delhi, india, varanasi

Delhi to Varanasi. 2560 Shivganga

INDIA | Friday, 21 Dec 2007 | Views [1475]

In the Shivganga to Varanasi, sleeper 24. The train will run for the whole night. We should be there early in the morning. From my upper sleeper I can see what's happening around. On the other side of the coach, one sleeper below, there's a one child ... Read more >

Tags: delhi, india, sleeper, train, varanasi

Delhi. ‘Anything can happen in India’

INDIA | Friday, 21 Dec 2007 | Views [1291]

Few days before, I was arriving at Delhi Airport. After I picked up my back bag, I walked out… A crowd was there on each side of the way out holding signs… Taxi drivers were shouting at people so they might pay attention to them… I was looking for ... Read more >

Tags: delhi, india, sleeper, station, train, trip, varanasi

Delhi. Four days stay and a marriage

INDIA | Thursday, 20 Dec 2007 | Views [1171]

I slept for hours in this house I soon felt like home in India. There are so many things I remember from these first days in Delhi… Thought they might seem insignificant for anybody else, they will remain in my memory as this first morning when I ... Read more >

Tags: bride, ceremony, dehli, groom, india, marriage, party

Paris to Delhi. RJ 192 - Delayed

INDIA | Sunday, 16 Dec 2007 | Views [1275]

As I left Paris at 12:25pm, I was supposed to arrive in Delhi on the following day at 5:00am after a stop in Aman [Jordania] for three hours. Actually the RJ 192, Aman to Delhi on the 16th December 2007 was delayed for sixteen hours or so… With no ... Read more >

Tags: airport, aman, delay, delhi, flight, india, jordania, paris

New York Portraits

USA | Sunday, 4 Jul 2004 | Views [678]

I've been several times in New-York the past last years. If France is my country, I feel at home in New-York, to write a pastiche of a famous author. I was there in october and november 2001 and came back to Paris with a serie called '' Manhattan ... Read more >

Tags: brooklyn, new york, portraits, spanish harlem, unites states, usa

New York Chinatown

USA | Sunday, 4 Jul 2004 | Views [1588]

New York City's Chinatown, the largest Chinatown in the United States-and the site of the largest concentration of Chinese in the western hemisphere with a population estimated ... Read more >

Tags: chinatown, new york, usa

Gallery: United States

USA | Sunday, 27 Jun 2004 | Photo Gallery

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New York Gay Parade

USA | Sunday, 27 Jun 2004 | Views [635]

It was a shiny day. An anonymous crowd was refuged behind fences. Closing the Pride Week, the Annual Gay and Lesbian Parade took place in New York, June, 27th. Began at 12 pm on 5th Avenue and 52nd Street, it marched South to Christopher and Greenwich ... Read more >

Tags: gay parade, united states, us

Coney Island. Mermaid Parade

USA | Thursday, 24 Jun 2004 | Views [827]

A completely original creation of Coney Island USA, the Mermaid Parade is the nation's largest art parade and one of New York City's greatest summer events. Founded in 1983 by Coney Island USA, The Mermaid Parade celebrates the sand, the sea, the ... Read more >

Tags: coney island, costumes, mermaid parade, new york, shore, street, us

Gallery: Thailand

THAILAND | Thursday, 4 Dec 2003 | Photo Gallery

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