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Niall Benvie - Nature Against a White Background, France III

Monday, November 2nd, 2009 Posted in Southern Europe, Uncategorized | 2 Comments »

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Bob and the others had left during the day yesterday when I was in  Digne and Joël had remained there since it was his home town. This was the first day since my arrival when most of my conversation was ...

Niall Benvie - Nature Against a White Background, France II

Wednesday, October 28th, 2009 Posted in Southern Europe, Uncategorized | No Comments »

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Just after breakfast, Robert (by this time I had been encouraged to use “Bob” and “tu”) showed me a site for henbane, a fantastically poisonous member of the nightshade family that grows on a roadside above Guillestre. Although I had ...

Niall Benvie - Nature Against a White Background, France I

Monday, October 26th, 2009 Posted in Southern Europe, Uncategorized | 6 Comments »

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Foreword: So many of the interesting opportunities I am given come about by pure chance. At the 2008 photography fair at Montier-en-Der, Wild Wonders of Europe director, Staffan Widstrand, was approached by Michel Blanchet, chief scientist at the Queyras Natural ...

Magnus Elander - Andorra

Thursday, October 1st, 2009 Posted in Southern Europe, Uncategorized | 4 Comments »

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Andorra is steep mountains and narrow valleys. Highest peak is 3,000 metres.The principality is, however, just a small dot in the Pyrenées and the size equals a square 22 x 22 km. Wildlife is mostly upstairs and urban activities are ...

Theo Allofs – Camargue, France II

Monday, July 6th, 2009 Posted in Southern Europe, Uncategorized | 20 Comments »

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The Camargue Mission is completed. As wonderful and diverse as the Camargue is, it is extremely difficult to photograph due to very limited access. The Camargue, a vast wetland formed by the Rhône Delta, is divided into private farmlands, rice fields, ...

Theo Allofs – The Camargue, France I

Tuesday, May 12th, 2009 Posted in Uncategorized, Western Europe | 3 Comments »

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Today is my 3rd field day in the Camargue. A strong rainstorm with high winds coming from the west is giving me a moment to go inside so that I can edit my images from earlier, and write some notes. The ...

Linda Pitkin - Lavezzi Islands

Friday, September 26th, 2008 Posted in Southern Europe, Uncategorized | 3 Comments »

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Saturday 13 September Above Bonifacio in southern Corsica, on the exposed coastal path, the wind nearly strips me of my T-shirt and tries to buffet me off my feet. It is just as well we were not expecting to dive today! ...