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HEMIS_4097913 - France, Hauts-de-Seine (92), Sceaux, le parc de Sceaux, Bosquet Nord, cerisiers (Prunus serrulata) en fleurs au printemps - GARDEL Bertrand / hemis.fr

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Basque Pelota: A living tradition

Basque pelota is probably one of the oldest games in the world. Since ancient times, many cultures have played pelota games. The Basque expression for this sport is derived from the game of paume and originated in the 17th century. In simple ...

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Architectural Orientalism: a French passion

In the 19th century, Orientalism was an artistic movement that emerged in a remarkable way, accompanying the political and economic development of the great European powers, which were themselves turned towards the Orient. Colonial expansion and ...

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France: Mont Blanc, sentinel of global warming by Monica DALMASSO

The conquest of the Mont-Blanc massif is more than 200 years old. In 1786, the ascent of the roof of Europe was both a challenge and a scientific exploration. Today, more than ever, this glacial area is a research site for multiple disciplines ...

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The Loire: The pirates of the wild river by Pascal AVENET

An epic of free men and women whose only common denominator is respect for the great wild river. On about twenty traditional boats, these sailors are authentic real sailors, who know their element, who live on the Loire, who can play collectively to ...

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Corsica: Grand Hotel Cala Rossa by Camille MOIRENC

For those who dream of exclusive hotels and turquoise lagoons in the Seychelles, the Maldives or the Marquesas, there is something better and less far away: the Grand Hôtel de Cala Rossa in Corsica! A confidential address, in the heart of a bay with ...

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Brazil: Svana, climbing for children by Monica DALMASSO

Svana Bjarnason is a French woman of Icelandic origin who has been climbing for almost 20 years, including 6 years at a high level in competition. She joined the Maewan boat in Brazil to start a journey of discovery of the coasts south of Rio with ...

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Brazil: Julio's fight by Monica DALMASSO

At the age of 20, Julio lives with his mother, brother and sister at the top of the Babilonia favela in Rio de Janeiro. Jujitsu champion (4 gold medals, 2 silver and 1 bronze) when he was still a teenager, he met Nativo and Daniel, two MMA champions ...

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Brazil: Favela Babilonia, children in search of a lifeline by Monica DALMASSO

Deprived of school since the beginning of the COVID crisis, the children of the Babilonia and Chapeu Mangueira favelas in Rio de Janeiro have no place to go other than the gymnasium around which their whole life is organised. Thanks to two local ...

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Favorites, November 2021

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

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France: The Flow Vélo, a cycle route in the spirit of the times by Bertrand RIEGER

The "Flow Vélo", often far from the asphalt, is a chic and bucolic bicycle route of 290 km, which starts in the east, at Thiviers in Dordogne, and goes west to reach the Ile d'Aix. A rural itinerary made of vineyards, rivers and rivers, with stops ...

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Italy: Tuscany, a new Art of living by Andrea PISTOLESI

If Tuscany is one of the beating hearts of the Italian Renaissance and Antiquity, it is surprising to discover that this region is full of treasures of contemporary art. From Mauro Staccioli's monumental contemporary sculptures in the plains of ...

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Portugal: The Azores, an Atlantic Eden

With its fishing villages, natural pools and volcanic landscapes, the Azores are a true paradise for hiking enthusiasts. In the middle of the North Atlantic, this archipelago of nine islands reveals breathtaking natural landscapes, from lush flora ...

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