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Emmanuel
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From Spain

Many passages of the nearby border, passing the Pyrenees moutains to go collect images of this country with a so strong culture.

From St Jean to St Jean

From St Jean to St Jean

Cloudy, basque and mountainous cross-border road trip to the ocean, between St-Jean-Pied-de-Port and St-Jean-de-Luz, passing by the Col of Ispeguy (620m).

Navarra Clouds

Navarra Clouds

Spanish improvisation on a section of the GR12, in search of the sun across the border. Caught up by the clouds, the stroll gave material for a bit unreal pictures ...

Bilbao old moon...

Bilbao old moon...

Coming back to the beautiful Basque city of Bilbao, with a tribute to the moon and the magnificent facades and lights of the capital of the province of Bizkaia.

Guggenheim Museum

Guggenheim Museum

Without authorizations in the galleries, express album that this first visit to the famous Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao.

Spanish Belvedere

Spanish Belvedere

Starting from the busy Ayanet ski resort in Formigal, Spanish Pyrenees, climbing in snow shoes above the crowd by the Culivillas vallon up to Punta Espelunciecha (2396m) that...

Ermita de la  Virgen de la Peña

Ermita de la Virgen de la Peña

Another day with beautiful autumn colours, this time in Aragon, Spain, to the south-east of Jaca, near Santa Cilia, the Ermita de la Virgen de la Peña is a small hermitage on...

La Mujer Muerta

La Mujer Muerta

Hike at the end of Aspe valley, starting in Sansanet parking, appreciate the last beautiful colors of Autumn, later cross the Spain border to go up to the peak of Cutchet de...

Visits in San Sebastian

Visits in San Sebastian

Toward San Sebastian, Basque Country, for a new stage during the 2nd Month of Architecture in South Aquitaine, with a guided tour by the Basque architect Gloria Aristeguy.

The Tabakalera

The Tabakalera

Visit of the Tabakalera in San Sebastian, former tobacco factory, now International Centre of Contemporary Culture.

Real Club Naútico in San Sebastian

Real Club Naútico in San Sebastian

Lunch in the Salón Azul at the Real Club Naútico in San Sebastian, rationalist building of 1928-1929 by architects José Manuel Aizpurúa and Joaquin Labayen, also a meeting...

La Maison des architectes basco-navarrais

La Maison des architectes basco-navarrais

Visit of the Colegio Oficial de Arquitectos Vasco-Navarro, the house of architects of Basque Country and Navarre, with a conference ”Metropolitan Metamorphosis in Bilbao" by...

Visaurin Peak, 2670m

Visaurin Peak, 2670m

Some climbing, but so many rewards during this long hike to the top of Visaurin in the Aragonese Pyrenees. Rare views, even grandiose, due to a variety of lights, colors,...

La Peña Collarada, 2886m

La Peña Collarada, 2886m

Long but spectacular climb up to the 2886m of the Peña Collarada on the other side of the frontier. Above Villañua, it's an iconic peak overlooking the Canfranc valley and...

Pic d'Artzamendi

Pic d'Artzamendi

Walk on both sides of the Franco-Spanish border in the Basque Country, from Bidarray through the passes of Espalza, Artzatey, Méhatché, des Veaux, reaching the peak...

Pic d'Orrhy and sea of clouds

Pic d'Orrhy and sea of clouds

Family hike between the Basque Country and Navarra, following the border between France and Spain, from the Port of Laurrau (1575m) to the summit of the pic d'Orrhy (2017m),...

Above Elizondo, Navarra

Above Elizondo, Navarra

Monochrome easy hiking in the Spanish Basque country, on the GR11, near Elizondo in Navarra.

The hermitages of Yebra de Basa

The hermitages of Yebra de Basa

Back in Aragon from Yebra de Basa (880m) on the way to Tozial de Oturia peak. Hike that begins under the sign of Zorro, but mostly leads us along the hermitages built into...

Jaca, Aragon

Jaca, Aragon

A new visit in the city of Jaca, in the spanish province of Aragon, twin city of Oloron-Sainte-Marie, on the other side of the Pyrenees mountains.

Peña de Oroel, Jaca

Peña de Oroel, Jaca

Hike on the Peña de Oroel (1769m), the mountain overlooking the city of Jaca, located at the entrance of the valley where the Aragaon river comes down from the Pyrenees...

Garmo Negro, 3051m

Garmo Negro, 3051m

Stony climbing starting this 10h hike from Panticosa Banos (1636m), in the Spanish Pyrenees, facing on side the Inferno peaks, with its double grey and white tint, on the...

The Pic des Moines, panoramic views !

The Pic des Moines, panoramic views !

Starting from the Spain frontier at the col du Somport (1632m), climbing directly to the Col of Arnousse at over 2200m altitude, and follow the ridges, meeting a few people,...

At the end of Ossau Valley

At the end of Ossau Valley

A little tour at the Cirque of Anéou just before the Spanish border at the Col du Pourtalet, then further down the valley of Ossau, the Caillou de Socques.

Pamplona

Pamplona

An attentive look to the architecture of the city, during this new visit in Pamplona, capital of Navarra in Spanish Basque country.

The Citadel of Jaca

The Citadel of Jaca

Guided tour in the San Pedro castel, the citadel of Jaca, built between the 16th and 17th centuries, with the deers resting in the moat of the aragonese fortress.

Creative Photofest atmosphere

Creative Photofest atmosphere

Extras pictures aside the talks, exhibits, workshops, for a young, friendly atmosphere during this second edition of Creative Photofest in Villañua, Aragon, Espagne.

Creative Photofest : Ruta gastronomica

Creative Photofest : Ruta gastronomica

Bar hopping (Roca Nevada, Monte Lierde, El Pajar Troncho, Hostal Alto Aragon, Triton) for a culinary journey in search of the most photogenic Tapa, a last event of this...

Creative Photofest : Macrophotography by Lolo Francos

Creative Photofest : Macrophotography by Lolo Francos

Macrophotography workshop by Lolo Francos during Creative Photofest in Villañua, Aragon, Spain

Batalla de Color !

Batalla de Color !

Color Battle during Creative Photofest à Villañua. It's also the practice session for the participants of my photojournalism basics workshop.

Villañua photo festival

Villañua photo festival

18-21 June 2015 in Villanúa, Aragon, Spain, exhibition of the project "l'Être et le Corps" and workshop on photojournalism during the 2nd edition of Creative Photofest.

Villañua photo festival inauguration

Villañua photo festival inauguration

Traveling opening for this second edition of the photography festival, from the city's tourist office to ended for some in the restaurant, last venue of the ride.

Toledo

Toledo

Streets and views of the historical city of Toledo, in the region of Castile–La Mancha.

Aranjuez

Aranjuez

Discovering the Palacio Real, royal castle of Aranjuez, 40km south of Madrid.

Chinchon

Chinchon

The village of Chinchon, south-east of Madrid, and its 15-17th century circular central plaza.

Madrid, Edificio Mirador

Madrid, Edificio Mirador

Archi-tour in Madrid. The Edificio Mirador, project from the dutchs architects MRDV and spanish architects Blanca Lleó. Located calle Princesa de Eboli, Sanchinarro quarter,...

On Spanish roads

On Spanish roads

Ambiance on the road to Madrid, a board, closed repair shops on a holiday week-end, a sunset, ...

Madrid instants

Madrid instants

A couple street pictures in the capital of Spain, near the opera, La Latina or El Rastro districts.

Paseo de la Castellana

Paseo de la Castellana

Archi-tour in Madrid, going along Paseo de la Castellana, where are located most of the modern tall buildings, up to the Cuatro Torres business area. Also, Puerta de Europa,...

Estacion de atocha

Estacion de atocha

Archi-tour in Madrid. The Atocha train station, on which also works Gustave Eiffel.

Parque del Retiro

Parque del Retiro

Green walk in Madrid, in the alleys of the wide central park Parque del Retiro. We can discover there the Palacio de Velázquez and the Palacio de Cristal.

Pamplona

Pamplona

Along the streets, stroll, immerse, feel the architecture, lights and shadows, of the city during this new visit of Pamplona, capital of Navarra province, Spain.

An evening in Pamplona

An evening in Pamplona

Sunset, light plays, buildings angles, an early evening in Pamplona, Navarra, Spain.

Roncesvalles, Spain

Roncesvalles, Spain

En passant, le monastère de Roncevaux (Orreaga /Roncesvalles), en Navarre dans les Pyrénées côté Espagne, hôtellerie et haut-lieu sur le chemin de Saint-Jacques de...

Roncesvalles Pass

Roncesvalles Pass

Snowy stroll around Roncesvalles and Ibañeta pass (1057m), Navarra, Pyrenees, Spain side.

Saragossa

Saragossa

Capital city of the Aragon province, north of Spain, on the Ebro river, is a city of more than 700 000 inhabitants, famous for its Basílica del Pilar, La Seo Cathedral, the...

Puntal del Pacino

Puntal del Pacino

A nice spring trek with this climb on the other side of the frontier after the col du Pourtalet, la Puntal del Pacino, 1966m, starting near Formigal in Aragon, above Salente...

Los Mallos de Riglos II

Los Mallos de Riglos II

A new visit at Los Mallos de Riglos, the great monoliths walls, in a longer tour towards the ruin of a Mirador, in the Spanish province of Huesca in Aragon.

Pamplona, Navarra

Pamplona, Navarra

Discovering Pamplona, the capital of Navarra province, Spain, a few days before Christmas 2013.


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