Hope springs eternal... a young girl fishing in Lac de Montriond in the French Alps
                       
Brive-la-Gaillarde in France: houses on Rue Marechal Lyautey
                       
Brive-la-Gaillarde: Boulevard-de-Puyblanc
                       
A modern trollybus taken in Limoges, Limousin.
                       
Ile d'Oleron; the beach and sand dunes near Point Saumonarde
                       
Ile d'Oleron; the beach and sand dunes near Point Saumonarde
                       
Fort Boyard from Ile d'Oleron, France
                       
Salt marshes and oyster beds on the island of Oleron on France's west coast
                       
Salt marshes and oyster beds on the island of Oleron on France's west coast
                       
A plaque in the wall of a restaurant in St-Pierre-d'Oleron, commemorating the ships that took the French colonists to Canada and the new world
                       
Vine sculpture in the middle of a roundabout at the entrance to St-Pierre-d'Oleron, France
                       
Vine sculpture in the middle of a roundabout at the entrance to St-Pierre-d'Oleron, France
                       
Typical scenery in the Pays-Basque area of France, in the foothills of the Pyrenees.
                       
A striking sea-cave near St-Jean-de-Luz in South-West France.
                       
Fishing boats at anchor in the harbour at Hendaye in South-West France.
                       
The old pilgrimage town of Conques in France, dominated by the Abbey Church of Sainte Foy.
                       
Piles of hardwood being seasoned. Spotted in the village of Corrèze in Limousin, France
                       
One of the 'legs' of the Eiffel Tower.
                       
Eiffel Tower from an unusual angle!
                       
The view from the carousel on Place de la Concorde, Paris.
                       
Place de la Concorde and the Luxor obelisk. Paris, France.
                       
The Paris skyline and the Sacr -C ur de Montmartre, Paris. Taken from the roof restaurant at Mus e d'Orsay.
                       
The Paris art gallery, Mus e d'Orsay
                       
Mona Lisa - abandoned pavement art outside the Louvre art gallery in Paris