Walking Around Collioure with JP

Our friends JP and Koko arrived Sunday. Today was an orientation day to walk around and get to know the town. Many familiar sights for us, but new to them. Jean and Koko went one way and JP and I another. Later we met at Les Templiers for a drink before returning home where JP prepared a dinner of fig and feta pasta. What a life!

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At Les Templiers we learned that among the 2000 paintings there is one by a famous artist. Jean and Koko had met an artist who told them that there is a Picasso in the bar. We found it.

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JP took a couple of photos of me, which I am including because I am seldom in the pics I take and post.

Today we will go to Banyuls to see Maillol sculpture and paintings.

Paul

About Paul

I'm retired, but working at painting, photography, and song writing. We like to travel and paint plein air in new places. Of course that's also where photography comes into the picture, so to speak. Sometimes I get inspired to write songs about the people and places we visit.
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3 Responses to Walking Around Collioure with JP

  1. Antoinette says:

    All that historic preservation. All that art. It’s a testament to what government support for arts and culture can do.

    • Paul says:

      You are absolutely right! It is so wonderful to see government support of the arts. It’s also amazing to see the number of artists practicing in little ateliers around the town. Their customers are mostly tourists during the 5-6 month tourist season, but it is enough to keep them going as artists.

  2. Jean-Paul Dumont says:

    Pretty cool!

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