Monday, July 31, 2006

Red and Black Weekend

Heavy traffic jam this weekend. Air condittioningi, refrigerators and bottles of water, tank filled, smart patience on the route were “warmly” recommended.

Sunday, July 30, 2006

Before You Get Married

Getting married can be expensive. Once you are married, how will people spend their money? Discussing money issues ahead of time, (spending habits and where you each feel your money should go), can prevent disagreements later. How will the bills be split up? Will a prenuptial agreement be necessary? This young man seems to have considered this. He tries to earn a little money before his future wedding.

Carmes square

Saturday, July 29, 2006

Words' Marathon

Actors and authors of the world were in Toulouse during 4 days (in june), to come to celebrate, morning at evening, the words and the texts in all their forms and all their kinds. It the "Marathon des Mots".

Friday, July 28, 2006

A Dynamic Thrust

summer is a good season for all riders and in the city they don't have any problem to stop their motor bikes anywhere.

Wilson Square

Thursday, July 27, 2006

Night's Photographers

This two photographers are working near the water on the "pont neuf". It's a good place but they have used a boat to be here. The temperature is pleasant there.

Pont Neuf

Wednesday, July 26, 2006

The Orange Vigilance

This week, about half of the French departments are placed under orange vigilance, because there is a strong heat wave since several weeks. Some people have found the right therapy with a cold drink.

Saint Georges Square

Tuesday, July 25, 2006

A magnificent Sunset

There is not the sea in Toulouse but we have the sunset. We just need to look at the top of the buildings to see it.

Monday, July 24, 2006

The Saint Sernin's Parchment

The garden of the church saint aubin have been decorated. It's an original visit but especially during the night because the days are too hot.
Saint Sernin's garden

Sunday, July 23, 2006

The Yellow Daisy Wheel

After seven consecutive successes of Lance Armstrong, the "Tour de France" remains American. Floyd Landis who was the his team-member a few years ago, wins today the Tour 2006.

Botanical Garden

Saturday, July 22, 2006

Toulouse replay the History

"L'affaire Calas" is a case of justice that took place at Toulouse in 1761-1762. It crosses the centuries via Voltaire the famous french writer. From the 18 at July 28 Toulouse replay its history during this play.

"Voltaire sauve Calas". Court Henri IV, The Capitole (Town hall)

Friday, July 21, 2006

The open windows

According to my opinion the beauty of the city often comes from their heritage of the past.

Laganne square

Thursday, July 20, 2006

Flowers on Balconies

Red and pink flowers are on balcony of window. Even if some people have a rootfop garden, or a small apartment balcony, they use a little effort and bit of creativity can transform your balcony into a wildlife haven.

Tounis Quay

Wednesday, July 19, 2006

The Green Sea

Botanical garden of Toulouse, "Le Jardin des Plantes" it is the city's greenest area is a good place for a stroll. I took this photo after a strong rain. The greens were incredibly brillant.

Jandin des Plantes

Tuesday, July 18, 2006

Notre Dame de la Daurade church

Named after the golden mosaics, which adorned it from the 6th century, this former Roman temple was later converted into a Christian church. The present building was started in 1764 and finished nearly a century later.

daurade quay

Monday, July 17, 2006

The Water Tower

This erstwhile water tower shelters a gallery showing the work of internationally renowned photographers.

Laganne square

Sunday, July 16, 2006

Saint-Cyprien district's café

Saint-Cyprien district, life in these area is more carefree. Joined to the very heart of Toulouse by the pont Neuf, it offer magnificent views over the Garonne.

Laganne Square

Saturday, July 15, 2006

The terraces

These days others people looking for Freshness on the terraces during the night..

Etoile street

Friday, July 14, 2006

Music and Freshness

People looking for freshness particularly during the evening. young people spend time on the banks of the Garonne river. They play of music.

Bank of the Garonne

Thursday, July 13, 2006

Need a fan

These last days the temperatures remain high with many areas which know more 33°C with maxima with more 38°C. Heat persists in Toulouse partly during the night and morning freshness is missing. Air-conditioned works spaces are appreciated.

Wednesday, July 12, 2006

The wings of knowledge

Toulouse has been a land of aeronautical research for more than a century now. At the end of the 19th century, Clément Ader succeeded in making the strange machine he called an "avion" take off.

Blagnac airport

Monday, July 10, 2006

The Fiat 500

This Italian car is in france the symbol of Italy.

Sunday, July 09, 2006

the Italian joy

Photographer of the day: Luciano

Saturday, July 08, 2006

A short Nap

Canal du midi

Friday, July 07, 2006

The Chick

Jardin des plantes

Thursday, July 06, 2006

The barge & bridge

Canal du midi

Wednesday, July 05, 2006

The Door

Tuesday, July 04, 2006


Carmes market

Monday, July 03, 2006

Bikes park

Pont Neuf

Sunday, July 02, 2006

Senegal Festival

Pairie des filtres

Saturday, July 01, 2006

The trunk

I am going to be busy with other commitments for the next two weeks, so I probably won’t be posting regularly. Don’t forget the TDP. This will restart soon. Apologies to regular viewers and TDP will be back bigger and better than ever.

Royal Garden

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