This is the last Snapshot Saturday. WordPress has decided to discontinue its weekly photographic challenges. I’m a bit sad about this. It’s been fun tussling with choosing images for each week’s idea, and through it, I’ve ‘met’ fellow-bloggers and made virtual visits to all parts of the globe.
This week, we’ve been invited to bow out by posting our all-time favourite shots. That’s far too difficult. Instead, I’m taking you to the Ariège in France, where my blogging journey began when we lived there for some years, and offering you some favourite shots from there.
A less snowy day near Foix.
Le lac de Montbel, our nearby water playground.
The Pyrenees viewed from Saint Julien de Gras-Capou.
Walking in the Aude, there were vineyards, always vineyards.
Montségur one snowy March day.
Snowy days near Montferrier.
Another view from le Cap du Carmil.
Tabariane, near Mirepoix.
Springtime in the Dolomies, near Foix.
Montségur, our nearby landmark and Cathar stronghold, one misty morning in July.
The summer solstice at Montségur.
Views from le Cap du Carmil in June. Still snowy on the peaks.
Just outside Laroque d’Olmes, our home town.
Another much missed treat. Shared meals in the sunshine, with old friends and new. This is in Mirepoix.
One super-dramatic sunset at Laroque d’Olmes.
The best of times. Picnicking at lunchtime on our regular Sunday walks. Shared food, shared wine, shared landscapes.
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