Postcards:
Each evening at supper I wrote three or four postcards.  Here are some of them. 

     
Vimy Ridge


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Beers of the Meuse    
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Verdun. An antique card circa 1960    

 

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Verdun circa 1890.
The 'Porte' is still there, as are some of the buildings along the rive.
   

 

 

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Vaux is one of the WWI fortresses oin the hills surrounding Verdun.    
 

 

"In this ruined fortress 250 men resisted for seven days from June 7, 1916, the furious assalts of the Germans, gas, flamethrowers, and the tortures of thirst...."

 

     

 

 

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Caption Contest #1

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Smile !!

 

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Vin d'Alsace,  Verdun    

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
     

Morez, in the Jura Mountains. The town is in a deep narrow gorge; room for one highway, one river, and one railway.
The railway doesn't quite fit.

 

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The famous fountain at Geneva    
   
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Route Napoléon    
  "Route taken by the Emperor on his return from the isle of Elba, from the 1st to the 7th of March, 1815"      
         
His route was south to north — mine was north to south.    

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

     

Corps, (on a sunny day)

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Gap

 

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Lavender field in Provence    

 

 

 

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An olive grove w. poppies    
   
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