FAMA 2013 – Bulle – Fribourg – Switzerland

FAMA 2013 – Bulle – Fribourg – Switzerland
Here are some pictures taken during the FAMA 2013 of Bulle (Fribourg, Switzerland). The FAMA is the Swiss scale model making, handicraft and creative hobbies exhibition. Attracting each year more and more people, who come to admire the work of professionals, amateurs, but also passionate people. The FAMA becomes the exhibit reference in the scale model making domain, in Switzerland. [Update: Pictures from the Bulle FAMA are available on my other website: IBuyMyPics.com] But the FAMA also celebrates the handiwork, …

Abandoned Bunker, Lattes – France

Abandoned Bunker, Lattes – France
Hi all, Here are some photos from the abandoned bunker in Lattes (France). This is a german blockhaus from the Second World War (WW2) to defend the Maultier Radar Station in Languedoc. It’s R680 bunker type which was used to hide and protect a 7.5 cm Pak 40 (7.5 cm Panzerabwehrkanone 40), a German 7.5 centimeters anti-tank gun developed in 1939-1941. The Maultier Station was also protected by Anti Aircraft (AA) guns, know as Flak (Flakartillerie in german), air defence …

The Old Salt Marshes Of Frontignan

The Old Salt Marshes Of Frontignan
The Old Salt Marshes of Frontignan are the vestige of former salt business activity. Site is located in the Frontignan district, near by Montpellier (Hérault). Formerly dedicated to the salt production, this site is now a protected natural reserve. Granted by a great diversity: fresh or salty water zones, (former salt tables, canals , reed beds…), lagoons, moorland and dry areas, and garrigues till the pine woods of the Aresquiers. Interactions between those different areas contribute to a great biodiversity …

Project Noah

Project Noah
Hello photographers and Nature lovers, I know, it has been a while and today I simply want to share with you a great collaborative project, nammed Project Noah. Here is the link to the website. I invite you to have a look and participate to this great project. Here is an extract from there About section: “Project Noah is an award-winning software platform designed to help people reconnect with the natural world. Launched out of NYU’s Interactive Telecommunications Program in …

Calgary Flooding 2013

Calgary Flooding 2013
It’s been three weeks since I arrived in Calgary, Alberta, and I was really impressed by the flood here. Welcoming message?! Hopefully it doesn’t happen every year, but the Calgary flooding 2013 is apparently the wrost one ever. I would to thank you the Red Cross and the City of Calgary for their help, work and support. Amazing staff and organisation. I had to evacuate for 3 days the place I was into, and been set to the Sait (SAIT …