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Pareidolia: The art of staring at nature

The human brain possesses the astonishing ability to perceive animal shapes or faces in an environment without there seeming to be any real explanation. This phenomenon, which can be likened to a kind of illusion or association we make when looking ...

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Seven Islands: Last refuge for puffins by Jean-Michel SOTTO

Welcome to the Sept-Îles archipelago, an ornithological paradise in northern Brittany. A day at sea aboard the sailboat Sant C'hireg to get as close as possible to the only colony in France of Gannets, but also to take advantage of the last days of ...

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Nancy: The Indian summer of Place Stanislas

Nancy is celebrating this year the 40th anniversary of the UNESCO World Heritage listing of Place Stanislas, Place de la Carrière and Place d'Alliance. The city has planned an exceptional program of events until the end of December to promote this ...

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Vietnam: Con Dao, from prison to paradise by Philippe BODY

The small archipelago of Con Dao is becoming one of the most popular and confidential destinations in Southeast Asia. A little corner of paradise for islands that were for decades rather a symbol of hell on earth. It was there that the French ...

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60 years of La Vanoise National Park

The eldest of all French national parks is celebrating its 60th birthday in July 2023. Originally created to protect ibexes, the Vanoise National Park, located in the upper valleys of Maurienne and Tarentaise, is home to more than 100 summits ...

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Favorites, October 2023

Stop on Images : a selection of the latest productions by Hemis photographers.

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Coastal erosion: A phenomenon under surveillance

Normandy is particularly exposed to the retreat of the coastline, which endangers homes located along the coastline. Thus, over the last 50 years, 30km2 of land have been eaten away. It is enough to observe the blockhouse of Sainte-Marguerite, which ...

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Waves by Philippe BOURSEILLER

The time of high tides is approaching: the opportunity to admire the powerful ballet of the waves. Enchanting, scoundrels, indomitable, they are one of the symbols of the power of nature. The waves fascinate by their beauty, their complexity and ...

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Valence hoists the colors by Hervé HUGHES

The third largest city in Spain, Valencia has something to surprise! Proud of the futuristic curves of the City of Arts and Sciences imagined by Calatrava, of the architectural riches of the historic center including the Mercat Central, an ...

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Nancy Thermal: Back to basics by Patrick ESCUDERO

To find the existence of a thermal establishment in Nancy, we must go back to 1913 when the National Academy of Medicine granted the authorization to the city to exploit the hot spring discovered in 1909. Drawn 800m below the surface, making it the ...

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Vietnam: Happiness Road by Philippe BODY

The old colonial road 4C was baptized by its residents the Route du Bonheur, for having brought one of the wildest regions of North Vietnam out of isolation. The highest road in the country crosses the province of Ha Giang in a few thousand ...

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Glasgow Arty by Grégory GERAULT

The recent reopening of the Burrel Collection, the Mackintosh style, the vibrant pulse of a city reinventing itself: three good reasons to spend a weekend in Glasgow. Glasgow has a false air of an American city, the streets go up and down crossing ...

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