Summer stretches between heat, walks and questions and my future branches off towards a new direction.
Sustainable buildling and light habitats. to transform the act of building and rethink our relationship with living things.
Transition tales. towards an ethical, sustainable and united future.
Travel dispatches. discovering the world between solo journeys and life experiences.
Creative approach. photographic work and videos.
Summer stretches between heat, walks and questions and my future branches off towards a new direction.
The end of the confinement is looming and I return to Provence with questions in my head.
France is confined to try to slow the spread of the virus and I observe nature budding with the arrival of Spring.
Return to Chamonix for a second season in hospitality and facing the Coronavirus.
Early January, I note the increase in belligerent behavior between Greater Flamingos and wonder about their mimicry.
Stroll in the Provencal landscapes in winter, rediscovery of the Garrigue and conclusions about this end of a decade.
What is Camargue? How have history and human exploitation shaped this deltaic plain? And what are the current challenges for the natural environment?
Observation at the end of the day in Camargue of flamingos’ flights and behavior.
Beginning of winter in Camargue. Greater Flamingos are starting their new life cycle.
Observation of a flamingo colony doing courtship displays in Camargue.
Discovery of Greater Flamingos up close at the Pont de Gau ornithological park.
First day on the trail of the Greater Flamingo of Camargue.
Camargue and Flamingos as subjects of work and gateway to the future.
Conclusions and lessons from an Icelandic travel and a five-year journey.
End of my trip to Iceland. I travel for the last time the extraordinary landscapes of the island.
Where I question relationships between people, loneliness and the impact of language.
Two weeks of volunteering at a dairy farm near Búðardalur.
Last kilometers by bicycle around the Snæfellsnes peninsula.
Bicycle crossing of the Westfjords from Ísafjörður to Stykkishólmur.
Reflection on the Icelandic wind and climate and how it impacts my trip.
Four days hike through the Hornstrandir nature reserve.
Cycling the Westfjords from Staðarskáli to Ísafjörður.
Through kilometers of lava fields to reach the invisible caldera, hiking from Herbubreidarlindir to Askjà.
Pedaling around Tröllaskagi peninsula and the Myvatn oasis.
Three days of hiking on the Kerlingarfjöll Trail.
Cycling through the mineral desert from Reykholt to Hunaver.
Reflection on mass tourism and my approach to travel.
Hiking through the Highlands, from Skogar to Landmannalaugar.
First week cycling along the south coast of Iceland, from Keflavik to Svinafell.
Last days in Scotland. A short tour of Loch Ness following the Great Glen Way and a visit to Inverness.
Just four days on Skye Island to go for day hikes along the Skye Trail.
Last days on the Outer Hebrides to discover its history and traditions.
Last part on the Hebridean Way through Harris and Lewis. An end of a hike full of discoveries and encounters.
Part two on the Hebridean Way through the charming little islands in the center of the archipelago.
First part of my hike on the Hebridean Way through the Outer Hebrides archipelago.
Part two on the West Highland Way. The return of the sun, a feeling of accomplishment and the great green mountains.
A week of hiking on the West Highland Way. First part across the Highlands, in the rain and with a head full of questions.
After seven months in Chamonix, I returned to Provence to visit my parents and prepare my next travels.
End of my stay in Chamonix. Spring is back, I find motivation again and I take the opportunity to do a few activities.
The first months of 2019 are difficult. Winter is passing in Chamonix and I am facing depression.
The good weather has passed, the tourists are back in the streets of Chamonix and my morale is playing hide and seek.
Day hikes to continue to discover the magnificent landscapes of the valley before winter.
The Chamonix valley is ideal for hiking and I take advantage of the perfect weather to explore it.
Return to France and start of a new adventure in Chamonix in the heart of the French Alps.
Last journey across Australia’s East Coast, through Queensland and the Great Barrier Reef.
Working in a Victoria state ski resort and making a decision for the future.
Lots of stars in my eyes as I wander around this paradise-like island in southern Australia.
Picking up vegetables during Tasmanian autumn and feeling a little out of step.
My head is boiling facing too many ideas, too many expectations, too many worries.
Harvesting raspberries in Tasmania and watching the days go by without realizing it.
Taking care of kangaroos and possums who are orphans or survivors of road accidents.
It is winter in Australia and the blueberry harvest is in full swing.
Things are improving for the best in a small village of New South Wales.
Questions about my relationship to travel and why I find it so hard to enjoy it.
Along the south coast of Australia, from Adelaide to Tumbarumba.
Volunteering on a small farm and change of perspective for the rest of the travel.
Relationship difficulties turn my experience at Arkaroola upside down.
Red dust, kangaroos, salt lake and wild bush. Discoveries of a particular land.
Working in a reserve-resort north of the Flinders Ranges.
Boat crossing from New Zealand to Australia and set foot in a known land.
My last few months in New Zealand. Packing kiwis fruits, discovery of White Island and happy moments.
Exploring for four days the volcanic massifs of the center of the North Island.
Back on the North Island, I face some difficulties, visit the surroundings of Wellington and experience bad weather on the Taranaki.
Exploration of Farewell Spit and cycle along the Tasman region to reach Picton and the ferry to the North Island.
Three and a half days of hiking along the Abel Tasman National Park alternating passages in coastal forests and white sandy beaches.
I cycle for a week along the west coast of the South Island. The road is difficult and the weather changing.
Quick passage through Lake Tekapo before reaching the West Coast of New Zealand.
Discovery of the superb Aoraki / Mont Cook National Park and climbing to 1800m to reach Mueller Hut.
I travel the hilly plains of the Canterbury region and reach Mount Cook in the heart of the Southern Alps.
Ascent in tourists and bivouac at the top of ridges overlooking Lake Wanaka.
Basking on the shores of huge Wanaka Lake and exploring the surroundings of Glendhu Bay.
I continue my discovery on bicycle of the Otago region, go through Queenstown and reach Wanaka.
Hiking in the Glenorchy mountains and discovering the beautiful Mount Judah Track.
Visit Glenorchy and its surroundings and immersing myself in the environment of Isengard.
First step in my discovery of New Zealand on bicycle. I leave the Fiordland region to reach the Otago.
Discussion with Dana, Pablo and Pauline about their travel and their vision of the country.
Three-day misadventure in the valleys of Monowai and Green Lake and preparation for the rest of the trip.
Crossing Doubtful Sound by kayak, immersing myself in the beauty of the landscape and facing sandflies.
Two days and a half of superb hiking to connect Fiordland region to Glenorchy.
Fiordland specialties with a South American touch, that is what the Kepler restaurant offers, the best place to eat in Te Anau.
Three very touristy days of hike in the Fiordland valleys to reach Milford Sound.
Spend the summer in Te Anau and working as a housekeeper and waitress.
First Great Walks in New Zealand. Four days of hiking through the varied landscapes of Fiordland.
Two magnificent days in Queenstown, the adventure capital and ski resort of the Kiwi country.
I accompany Alan for a round trip to Doubtful Sound and discover the fjord under the rain.
Discovery of Milford Sound, one of the most beautiful fjords in the Fiordland region.
Detail of my work for two months on a dairy farm on the South Island.
Sharing the daily life of a young family of New Zealand farmers in the Southland region.
Discovery of the Dunedin region and participation in the city’s cultural activities.
A month of good mood volunteering at Hare Krishna and cooking vegetarian food.
Discovering Dunedin in the coming winter and facing some administrative difficulties.
City walks, visits to nature in Zealandia and history at Te Papa and pilgrimage linked to the Lord of the Rings.
The bad weather continues in New Plymouth and prevents me from seeing Mount Taranaki.
Exploration and adventures in the caves of the small village of Waitomo.
Walking in the footsteps of Frodo through Hobbiton and rediscovering the atmosphere of Peter Jackson’s movies.
In the middle of the fumaroles, visit of the pretty town of Rotorua and immersion in the history of the region.
Arrival in New Zealand. Discovery of Auckland and the East coast of the North Island.
After six months in Japan, I spend six weeks in Australia with my parents.
My stay in Japan is coming to an end and I take this opportunity to stroll around Tokyo and visit the Ghibli museum.
Volunteering within a Japanese family living in quasi-autonomy not far from Mount Fuji.
Discovery of Osaka and Nara then weekend on Mount Koya-san before returning to TYK to celebrate hanami.
Stars in my eyes at the superb Takayama Matsuri dedicated to the celebration of spring and good harvests.
Photographic exploration of Kyoto during a week full of wonder.
For my last day of work at TYK, I was treated to an organized day trip to Kyoto.
Meet Polina and her family, a young Russian woman working at TYK whom I met a fortnight before the end of my stay in Tajimi.
Second month of work in Tajimi more pleasant than the first and return of the buds and flowers in the trees.
Portraits of some of the people I met during my two months of work at TYK.
Exploring the region with Kanji-san on the way to the Akechi Ceramics factory.
Three days visiting the regions of Shirakawa-gô and Gokayama, UNESCO World Heritage.
A day with the TC Sleeve team from the Research and Development department of TYK factory.
Being employed at TYK and experiencing working in a Japanese refractory plant.
Touristy visits in Nagoya between Ghibli universe, castle and Toyota museum.
Tajimi, an industrial city located in the prefecture of Gifu is renowned for its ceramics. I am working here since the beginning of February.
Last visits on Okinawa and return to Honshu to settle in Tajimi.
Volunteering in very rustic conditions in a small dairy farm near Ôgimi.
Three days of peaceful strolls, magnificent landscapes and failed activities within the tiny archipelago.
I land on the Ryukyu archipelago of which Okinawa is a part in increasingly bad weather.
On Tanegashima Island is located one of Japan’s main space centers as well as great beaches.
Visit the island of Yakushima, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and source of inspiration for Hayao Miyazaki.
I continue my discovery of the island of Kyushu going towards south on the traces of the volcanoes.
At the end of 2015, I hit the road again, exploring the volcanic activity of the region.
A month of volunteering in the middle of the onsen smokes in the small Youth Hostel Country Road.
Arrival on Kyûshû, cradle of Japanese civilization, where I will spend the month of December.
Visit of the island of Miyajima and its superb sanctuary accompanied by Doris.
Hiroshima and the atomic bomb. Mandatory stop in the painful history of the country.
Return of the sun and quiet strolls in the coastal city of Kôchi.
Discovery of the Iya valley in the heart of the remote mountain ranges of Shikoku.
On the south coast of Shikoku, the small town of Minami exudes tranquility and a maritime atmosphere.
Arrival in Tokushima on the island of Shikoku, the smallest of the four big islands of Japan.
Second week in Tokyo where I continue to discover the capital and meet a few people.
Peregrinations in the various districts of Tokyo metropolis.