photos from somme

Pascal Lando, photos & texts – Jean-Pierre Belliard, translation

Photo of Amiens, river Somme

quai bélu

Erected along channels where the Somme river, the Avre and the Selle mingle there waters, the district of Saint Leu has made with the Middle Ages, the richness of Amiens. Amiens has become the prefecture of the Somme department thanks to its many mills. At the beginning of last century, the district became a dirty and dangerous place. Renovated in the Eighties it became a very snuffed district: faculty, restaurants, concert halls coexist here and there for the happiness of the Amieners...

River Somme and Frise in Picardy A snow shot in Picardy
Quai Bélu in Saint Leu, Amiens A photo à water, river Somme and bay
Christmas market in Amiens A photograph of natural framing in Picardie
A picture of the Somme Valley, Picardie A shot of haze in Picardy
Naked beach during off season Photo of Hortillonnages in Somme
Picardy fair, Amiens 80
This website in French: Images en Somme
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