GRASSY POINT, FLORIDA – A hidden paradise in Florida

31st of March, 2017

GRASSY POINT, FLORIDA – A hidden paradise in Florida

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Notre coup de coeur  de la Floride!

Our lovely beach!

Notre petite plage.

Therese at Navarre Beach!

She is having fun!

Do you see the dolphin?

Es ce que vous voyez le dauphin?

Exploring the beach!

Cool campsite!

Michel is ready to go kayaking!

Michel est prêt pour son tour de kayak matinale!

Grassy Point’s beautiful sunsets!!

Les magnifiques coucher de soleil de Grassy Point!!

Thank you Gina and Tracey for the following pictures.

And nice moments spend together!


 

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GRASSY POINT, FLORIDA, Emerald coast

March 3o, 2017

GRASSY POINT, FLORIDA, Emerald coast

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The road to Grassy Point.

Grassy Point

Wild flowers beside the road.

Fleurs sauvages le long du chemin.

Special one!!

Blackberries in March??

Des mûres en mars??

Watch where you walk in the marsh.

Regarder ou vous mettez vos pieds!!

Gator spot??

Le coin alligator??

Cool cottage!

Chalet cool!

Fishing at sunrise!

La pêche à l’aube!

A swarm of bees is following Michel!

Un essaim d’abeille suit Michel!

Because Michel is a beekeeper.

Car Michel est un apiculteur.

Evans enjoys to fish at Grassy Point, and is very happy with his red drum fish!

Fort Pickens

WOW!  He has style!!

Nature’s wood design!

Motifs sur bois par dame nature!

Christmas tree??

Arbre de Noël??

Next blog, more on Grassy Point!

Plus sur Grassy Point dans notre prochain blog!

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PASS CHRISTIAN, Mississippi

March 21st, 2017

PASS CHRISTIAN, Mississippi

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Ferry from Galveston to Port Bolivar, Texas.

Traversier de Galveston à Port Bolivar, Texas.

Rice plantation in Louisiana.

Plantation de riz en Louisiane.


BAYOU!

 

Citrus load!!

Cargaison de  pamplemousse!!

Pass Christian, Ms has a mascot that does yoga??

La mascotte de Pass Christian, Ms, fait du yoga ??

MARINA

COOL!!

Watch out not to be swallowed!!

Most of the houses on the coast 0f the Mississippi state have been destroyed by Katrina hurricane.

La plupart des maisons sur la côte de l’état du Mississippi ont été détruit par l’ouragan Katrina.

Some relic.

Une relique.

Biloxi visitor bureau, rebuilt.


The famous Biloxi Lighthouse destroyed and rebuilt.

Maybe around half of the houses have been rebuilt!   They kept their original style!

Peut-être la moitié des maisons ont été reconstruite!   Elles ont gardé leur style d’origine!

Pass Christian offers really nice clean white fine sand beaches for miles!!

Without motel, hotels and restaurants.

WOW! WOW!

Pass Christian offre de magnifiques plages de sable fin blanc!!

Sans motels, hôtels et restaurants, durant des kms.

WOW! WOW!

Michel is following the prints!!

Michel essais de suivre la piste!!

What a nice walk on the beach!

Enjoying a sunset at the end of a perfect day!

Quelle belle marche sur la plage au coucher de soleil!

Un beau moment pour finir la journée!!

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Magnolia Beach, Texas, friends & beach

March 18th,  2017

Magnolia Beach, Texas,  friends & beach

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BEACH HOUSE

Field of Bluebonnet lupines. 

Friends at Magnolia beach

John Deere Jeep??

Champ, top dog model!!

With his master Susan!

Susan, Teresa and Champ, enjoy jeep rides!!

Happy hour!! En compagnie de Gaspésiens et Trois-Riviériens.

Swimming time!!

Best walking buddies of Magnolia beach!!

Theresa with Teresa and Susan.

Teresa is a wonderful artist, these are the paintings she did while I was at Magnolia Beach.

Go check her web site at www.livingworksstudio.com to see a lot more of her art.

BOATS

The tanker is going off shore to fill up!

 

Do you want to eat fish tonight??  Ho! Yes!

Veux tu manger du poisson ce soir??  Ho! oui!

J”avais jamais vu un catamaran pedalo!

BEACH

  

What a cool golf cart!!

Super Golf cart!!

  

Sunrise just before we left, our lovely Magnolia Beach!

Lever de soleil juste avant notre départ de cette plage du Texas!

Until next time!!

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Magnolia Beach, Texas, Wildlife theme

18th of March, 2017

Magnolia Beach, Texas, Wildlife theme

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Wild Flowers

Fleurs sauvages

Yucca, Spanish dagger

 

The Texas state flower, Bluebonnet lupine

La fleur de l’état du Texas, le Lupin Bluebonnet

WILD BIRDS

Pelican flying away!

And fishing!  Gulp!  Gulp!

Un pélican qui avale tout rond son poisson!!

Look at my beautiful legs!!

Sorcerer bird on the beach??

Un oiseau sorcier sur la plage??

There’s no way, you are going to steal my fish seagull!

Pas question que tu vol mon poisson, espèce de mouette!!

Laughing gulls having fun!!

Mouette rieuse ayant du plaisir!!


Follow the a master fisher!!

Suivez le maître pêcheur!!

 

Is this a dog Technic??

Es-ce une technique canine??

He is protecting his pier!

Il protège son quai!

He is super focused!!!

Il est très concentré!!!

FISHES

Gaft top fish

How to throw a cast net!!

Comment lancer un filet de pêche!!

With this net you can catch small fish, like this little croaker and use it as bait to get bigger ones!!

Avec ce filet on attrape de petits poissons, qui serviront d’appàts pour des plus gros!!

Or you can catch  shrimp or oysters like Richard the fisherman!!

Ou on peut attraper des crevettes ou huîtres, comme Richard le pêcheur!!

Or the retired captain’s  way to fish!!

Ou à la façon du capitaine retraité!!

BONNE APPETIT!!

 

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Rockhound, NM, rest area before Texas

March 3rd, 2017

Rockhound, NM, rest area before Texas

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A little stop in New Mexico before going to Texas!

Un petite pause au Nouveau Mexique avant le Texas!

 

Wild yellow poppy

Pavot  jaune sauvage

A abundance of prickly pear cactus, in the Florida Mountains.




Do you think we can get to Magnolia Beach with this downhill push???

Lets go to the beach!!

On va à la plage!!

 

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LAS CIENEGAS NCA, BLM, Out of Africa!

March 1st, 2017

LAS CIENEGAS NCA, BLM,   Out of Africa!

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The road to Africa??

La route vers l’Afrique??

In the past this ranch had up to 40 000 heads of cows.

Dans le passé, ce ranch avait jusqu’à 40 000 têtes de bétails.

Amazing clouds!!!

 

Michel is going to walk for a long long time!!

Michel va marcher loooongtemps!

 

The cows are watching us!

Les vaches nous ont spoter!!

 

Cottonwood tree trail near the creek!

Huge Cottonwood tree!!

Can you find Michel?

Trouver Michel dans cette photo?

Humongous roots!!

Racines gigantesque!

Mysterious holes??

Trous mystérieux??

I knew we where in Africa!!

Je le savais qu’on étaient en Afrique!!

Pronghorn!

Antilope d’amérique!!

Before the white people, they estimate the population at 35 millions, now 500 000 pronghorn live from Saskatoon to Mexico.

On estime à 35 millions le nombre d’individus avant l’arrivée des blancs, maintenant     500 000 antilopes vivent de Saskatoon jusqu’au Mexique.

They can run up to 46 miles/h, and a peak of 55 miles/h for short distances.  He is the fastest animal on the american continent.

He is faster than our RV??

À la course ils atteingnent facilement   74 km/h  avec des pointes à 86 km/h sur de courtes distances. Il est l’animal le plus rapide du continent américain.

Il es plus rapide que notre VR??

Time to leave Africa for new adventures!!

On quite l’Afrique pour de nouvelles aventures!!

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BUCKEYE, AZ, WILD FLOWERS

February 25th, 2017

BUCKEYE, AZ, WILD FLOWERS

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SPRING IS HERE!!

LE PRINTEMPS ARRIVE!!









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Good night!

Bonne nuit!

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GRAND CANYON, AZ, Knockin on Heavens door!

February, 22nd, 2017

GRAND CANYON, AZ, Knockin on Heavens door!

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Leaving Glen Canyon for new adventures!

Again this road?

Encore ce chemin?

Men at work!  Thank you for the quality of the roads in USA.

Hommes au travail!  Merci pour la qualité des routes au Etats-Unis.

We are getting closer!

On se rapproche!

Little Colorado on Navajo Land!

Knock,  Knock,  Knockin’ on heaven’s door!

(Bob Dylan)

Wild Bill Hickok, Buffalo Bill and friends.       Calamity Jane. Gal of Wild Bill Hickok.

Mom I need to go to the restrooms!

Maman j’ai besoin d’aller aux toilettes!

Dad: no it’s only for humans!

Papa: non c’est seulement pour les humains!

Wild curve!

Oh!  Big cat!!

Oh!  Gros minou!!

Thérèse es en contemplation!!

Michel take a step back, you are too close to the cliff!!

Michel recule, tu es trop proche du ravin!!

 

Bright Angel Trail.

Be careful it’s a bit muddy!

With Alex and Jonathan.

Follow the trail!

Suivez la piste!

 

A rainy cloud!!

Un nuage de pluie!!

 

WOW!  WOW!   WOW!


And the Colorado River continue it’s amazing journey!!

La Colorado River continue son parcours extraordinaire!!

It was a real fine day in heaven!!

Cétait vraiment une belle journée au Paradis!!

 

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GLEN CANYON, Rainy day dream away!

February 19th, 2017

GLEN CANYON, Rainy day dream away!

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You are sure you want to drive through this?

Tu es sure que c’est le bon chemin?

Please stay on the road!

S.V.P. reste sur la route!

WOW!!

Crossing the Colorado River.

 

On the road to Lees Ferry.

Colorado River.

Nice place to live for duck!

Painted rocks!!  Amazing colors!

Quelle couleurs!!

Marble Canyon!!

Michel is relieved, the picture is done, he can walk away!

Michel est soulagé que la photo est fini!

Ah! Two trees??

Ah!  Deux arbres??

Colorado River crack!   Look carefully where you go at night!

Artistic Rock formation!

La nature s’amuse avec la formation des Rochers!!

Horseshoe Bend, Az

Can you find the picture with a fishing boat?

Trouvez le bâteau de pêcheur!

I brave girl!

WOW!!  WOW!!

 

Here comes the sun!!

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