Jacques' photos

  • 197608 London and Canterbury Visit

    Train from Paris St Lazare to Dieppe, boat to Folkestone, train to London, taxi and tube in London, train to Canterbury and back to London, train to Douvres, hydrofoil to Calais, train to Paris North Station; The tunnel did not exist, it will be built lat…

  • 197608 London and Canterbury

    London and Paris are two big capitals very close but so different in many ways! Boat and hydrofoil have been our way to cross the channel; The tunnel did not exist, it will be built later and received its first travellers on end of 1994.

  • 197612 Morocco Imperial Group Tour

    First large trip with Pierre completely amazed by all the changes he found! The beginning of a long series during 40 years all around the world!

  • 197612 Morocco Imperial Group Tour

    We loved particularly the Eastern part of the trip behind the High Atlas (Ouarzazate, Dadès and Todra valleys with magnificent palm oasis); A beautiful islamic kingdom (ex French department as Algeria and Tunisia) that produces elegant handicrafts and off…

  • 197602-03 SENEGAL3 Mbour SineSaloum

    The plane made a stop in Bordeaux Mérignac before flying to Dakar; This is my unique lone trip and I had not a lot of courage to visit more places that time!

  • 197603 Senegal 3

    Lone 30th birthday in the heat of Senegal; I thought this trip able to put me out of depression after Jean-Paul's leaving but it has not been a solution! Travelling alone is not for me, a sad period indeed but I shall meet Pierre in July!

  • 197510 Singapore1Indonesia1Malaysia1CruiseThail and1

    197510 Marvelous Last Trip with Jean-Paul; We had a big surprise in Singapore as our Jet Tours guide was Martine already our guide in Carribean Martinique and Guadeloupe in 197405 so she decided to make the cruise with us and that was not previous; Thanks…

  • 197510 Indonesia1Malaysia1CruiseThailand1

    Collision between our B747and another B747 of Air France avoided in extremis!!!! The previous flights were by Air France to Rome then to Singapore with a B747 of Singapore Airline and several stops including Bangkok; We had given the itinerary to our fami…

  • 197503 SENEGAL2 Mbour Goree Island StLouis Sine Saloum

    An amusing story: my neighbour and friend at home in France said me on departure: "You can go to airport with your car and park it in Air France parking, I shall arrange that!"; I did not understand he should do but no more explanation; One day we had a s…

  • 197503 Senegal2

  • 197412 Sri Lanka1 A Mother in Paradise

    This trip has been the discovery of an equatorial island South of India named Ceylon at that time; Jean-Paul and me decided this far trip taking with us my mother 64 years old, a very Christian woman, still working and poor, who had never taken a plane ne…

  • 197412 Sri Lanka1 Discovery

    First contact with Buddhism, Hinduism, Asia and India; A deep change of civilization!

  • 197405-06 Martinique1 Guadeloupe1

    Distances and Times: Paris CDG Fort-de-France (Aimé Césaire Intl] 6873 km 8h35 mn Fort-de-France (Aimé Césaire Intl] Pointe-à-Pitre [Le Raizet] 194 km 0h29 mn Pointe-à-Pitre [Le Raizet] Paris 6773 km 8h28 mn Total flight…

  • 197405-06 Martinique1 Guadeloupe1

    Two Caribean French Islands which are dormant volcanoes (Mt Pelée in Martinica which erupted in 1902 killing quite anybody except 2 and firing all boats in minutes and the Soufrière in Guadeloupe that last erupted in 1976; The Pelée stratovolcano is famo…

  • 197312-197401 Senegal1 plus Casamance

    First trip in Senegal on four; We find there hot temperatures in Winter at only 5 hours flight from Paris! During this trip we took a little airplane of NF to Ziguinchor in Casamance at the border of Bissau Guinea to discover the magnificent beaches of Sk…

  • 197312 Meeting Some Tribes of Senegal

    The largest group is the Wolof, representing 43.3% of the population of the country;They live predominantly in the West, having descended from the kingdoms of Cayor, Waalo and Jolof that once existed in that area; Their population is focused in large urba…

  • 197305 Tunisia1 South and Djerba

    My First Overseas Trip in 1973; Such unbelievable changes just after 3 hours flight! Landscapes, climate, people, religions, cuisine, trees, animals, everything was different execpt perhaps the French language generally spoken at the time for this ancient…

  • 197305 Tunisia1 South Trip Map

    We used bikes in Djerba and rented cars in the continental desert.

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