Tasting of Bearn local meat

The association Slow Food Béarn organized at the “Onigourmand” guest house in Oloron, a tasting of cow and veal meat, from the Béarnaise breed. On the menu, several types of pieces have been submitted to the panel of tasters (ribs with beef or veal bone, flannel flap, sirl
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Visit of St Cricq High School in Pau

Visit of St Cricq High School in Pau with the Pavillon of Architecture, discovering the new buildings conceived by Michel VAÏSSE, MVarchitectes Architecte Mandataire. Equipe de maîtrise d’oeuvre : Denis DEBAIG Architecte associé ECCTA, Bureau d’études, GLOBAL BET HQE, Alain BIASI Econ
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Days of Wood and Forest

Interpro Forêt Bois 64 and the Association des Communes Forestières des Pyrénées-Atlantiques organised the Days of Wood and Forest, november 5-13, 2016. I went with the Pavillon de l’Architecture (House of Architectes of Pau), to the November Tuesday 8th to the visits, including a saw
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Paper Architectures

Visiting the Pavilion of Arts in Pau for the Paper Architectures exhibition with the works of artists Ingrid Siliakus, Mathilde Nivet, Stephanie Beck and Béatrice Coron. The opportunity to take the cutter and the paper, participating at the workshop at the invitation of the host Salim
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Archi-Tour : Pau : Quartier Saragosse

Still as part of the Month of Architecture, visiting the Saragosse district in Pau. Departure from the church St Pierre, then visit of the building Le Manoir, the La Herrère Center, over the alleys, guided for the organisation Destination Patrimoine, at whom we will end the tour, the
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Archi-tour : Lycée Monod in Lescar

As part of the Month of Architecture in South Aquitaine, organized by the Pavillon de l’Architecture of Pau, visit of the High School Jacques Monod on the October 7, 2015. Located in the historic city, the existing buildings of the eighteenth century stands alongside the contemp
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A garden in Pau

As part of a global project, here’s as extract a garden we can hardly imagine to find in the center of the city of Pau, the capital of Béarn.
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It’s all about art

Travels Arts to Arts during exhibitions , concerts, visits, to discover artists and their works in France, Spain, Italy, Philippines …
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Architecture and Photo Workshops

A series with the Bel Ordinaire, center of contemporary art in Pau, the Heritage association Destination Patrimoine also your servant to give students of the Lycée Jules Supervielle, a vision of architecture, heritage, and of art by the photography medium. Started with an outing in Ol
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The wine road in Jurançon

Road and Wine trip in the wine region of Jurançon, near Pau, discovering 5 of the 45 domains participating at La Route des Vins, starting in Monein by le Clos Uroulat of Charles Hours, the Château Laffite of Antoine Arraou, the domaine Cauhapé of Henri Ramonteu, having lunch at the do
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Cooking workshop

In Maison Belluix, Morlanne, going with Dominique Le Roux (Onigourmand) for a cooking workshop by Jérémie Hernandez, second chief at Villa de Navarre***** in Pau. Tapas for the menu !
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Making coffee

Aside my exhibit of photographies of the Philippines, watch Marc Péré, owner of Pau’s café, roasting coffee is an overall sensory experience, see, touch, smell, even hear, the crunch indicating that roasting is done, and taste !
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It’s about a house

Discover this modern house, sharp angles and minimalist design in the region of Bearn
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L’Echo Béarnais

De la ville aux vallées, de la pierre taillée des vieilles bâtisses béarnaises aux rocs majestueux des pics pyrénéens, l’écho béarnais résonne au fils des images. Il accompagne les brebis, chevaux, chiens de berger, partenaires ancestraux des hommes en ces haut-lieux. L’éc
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Pyrenean traditions

The Pyrenees, especially the Béarn and its valleys, are rich of traditions, traditional festivals, some secular. Following are a few examples, as many witnesses of the cultural wealth of the region. May 1st Fair in Oloron From the Middle Ages in Oloron-Sainte-Marie, the fair is held o
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The alchemist of the Camino

Meeting l’Alchimiste, the alchemist, and his today’s hosts, in his very personal home, his hostel is an artistic and poetic shelter of Navarrenx for the pilgrims of the Camino de Santiago.
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The Phonies Bergères

This new edition of the Land Art festival of the Aspe Valley welcomes the artists Eva Clouard, Linda Gordon, Philippe Vaz Coateland, Elena Saracino, Frédéric Boiron on the Camino of Santiago between Jouers et Accous
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David Sens. Occupation: beekeeper

Meet David Sens in one of his apiaries in foothills of the Pyrenees mountains near Oloron-Sainte-Marie. In a traditional way, he harvest here, in the fifty hives, each withs tens of thousands bees, honey, pollen, propolis.
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