Bc this is what happens when I try take a sexy selfie.
This workation to France (Toulouse/Paris/Nîmes) has been intense. My silence is caused by an excess of stories – some good, some bad, some very funny. Rather than say too much, I’m taking my time to work through my tangled jumble of thoughts and emotions; most of these stories merit serious consideration as to the appropriate degree of care, discretion and privacy required to avoid unnecessary drama and betrayal. I’ll resume posting upon my return to Montreal early this week.
However, lest you believe my silence is all bad, here are a few pics from this evening, my last on this trip. Nîmes, in the South of France has some of the best preserved ruins from the Roman Empire. Below, pics from Nimes’ Jardins des Plantes. These were take between 8-9pm. So bright!
Growing up in Canada, I always believed fans, of the handheld variety, to be decorations representative of a by-gone era. Imagine my surprise in Toulouse &Nîmes, seeing women AND men fanning themselves in the scorching, exhausting summer sun. Stores sell fans everywhere similar to how drugstore sell umbrellas in North America: the expectation is that people require one to survive the hot months.
It's so #hot in South of France, handheld #fans are a thing. Women and men carry them. Stores sell them – not as decorations but as an essential weather tool, to use as you would an #umbrella. I'm never going through a #summer without one again. #romanempire #ruins #travel #tourist #france #nîmes #strikeapose #legsfordays #heatwave #bootyshorts #fitfam
I relied on my new fan quite heavily to survive my dancing nights in Nîmes.
Last but not least, my supper view:
My view for supper. Ok, a few things: 1) #nofilter HOW IS THAT POSSIBLE. Look at that sky, it's so blue, it's 10pm, whyyyyy is this place so #beautiful 2) the restaurant is legit good, my #bavette is #delicious and I don't like red meat. 3) the Resto is not overpriced. With that view and good food. How???? #tourist #nîmes #nightphotography #travelphotography #foodie #workandtravel #france #landmark #history #romanempire #treatyoself #humblebrag #lovemylife #iphoneography
It’s hard to write meaningful words when surrounded by such beauty.