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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The Happy Days Walk

A couple pictures of the Marche des Jours Heureux, the Happy Days Walk, from the Pyrenees to Paris, October 7th to Novembre 5th, supporting a citizen project about democraty and ecology. Each pictures is a link to the full stories. Find infos on the Walk here or on facebook Friday, Oc
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Manila Metropolitan Theatre

Urbex, urban exploration : the Manila Metropolitan Theatre, an historic art deco building, abandoned in 1996, is now under renovation A visit into the “Met”. Designed by architect Juan M. Arellano, it was achieved in 1931.
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L’Être et le Corps

The body has its language, also its failures. If the words of the body are not those of the verb, suffer, pain, handicap remains silent screams…
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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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Project Pearls in Batia, Bulacan

Visit in Batia, Bulacan, with the Project Pearls NGO of the relocation site of the ancient inhabitants of Ulingan, Tondo.
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Solidarity in town

From 25th Telethon, to the National Day of Handicap, through the France championship of invalid climbing, about disability, events, aids and solutions have many different forms in Oloron-Sainte-Marie. Here are a few examples, among many other actions that take place in the city during
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Book : Poor Economics

You may give a look at  Poor Economics: A Radical Rethinking of the Way to Fight Global Poverty by Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo, that “addresses the challenge of the fight against poverty as a series of practical problems which, once properly identified and understood, can
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Bacpat kids

Zuriel, Keeshia, Sierra, Dexter, Franz, 5 kids for 5 stories among millions there in the Philippines. I met some of them 1st in 2010. Coming back almost 2 years after allows to have an idea of how they are growing, how the Bacolod Patenkinder NGO, aka Bacpat,  improves their lives. Le
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Perpignan & Visa pour l’Image Festival

A glimpse of the 26th edition of the most famous photojournalism festival, in Perpignan, south of France. The Philippines are strongly present this year because of the Hayian/Yolanda super-typhoon that caused terrible images.
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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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Didactic

Talks or workshops, the pleasure to exchange, to teach, to share a work, a common passion. 2010-07 : Bacolod City : Photojourn for Teens. 35 students in 2 days workshop for a photojournalism initiation. Theory at Negros Museum and practice with outreach in the city, docks, slum areas.
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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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Kalayaan (…) Kapatiran

Flashback on the genesis and life of the Kalayaan project (…) Kapatiran, Liberty (…) Fraternity ; an individual, collective, poetic, photographic experience. From its creation during a oloronaise night until its expositon at the Cultural Center of the Philippines in Manila
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Spates in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

High levels of the gaves (rivers) of Aspe and Ossau in Oloron-Sainte-Marie in the french Pyrenees.
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Think tanks in Bearn

People from the Haut-Bearn share to build a better future on different themes in restaurants of Oloron-Sainte-Marie in workshops where participants share their vision of future about different themes in their region : employment, food, ecology, transport, democracy, energy, housing, &
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Local environment actions

From National Day of Sustainable Development to the actions of the Béarn Initiatives Environment organisation, many events are organised locally to meet this great challenge that is the preservation of our environment. Here are a few examples of different reports, whether as a spectat
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Paragliding for invalids

Invalids people of Passerelle du Cœur organisation and your servant discovered the paragliding sensations with the members of Han-vol.
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Organizations’ forum

In Oloron-Sainte-Marie, dozens of organizations gathered in Jardin Public for a day of discovery and information.
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Discovering the mares’ milking

Nicolas Maleig welcome and entertain visitors to attend the milking of his Pyrenees mares in his paddock on the plateau of Lhers in Aspe valley. That milk is used also for the production of Leanor products, his own brand that he sells.
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