Photographing Pau

Pau is a university town that sits high up in a valley. Le Gave de Pau, a wide mountain river, sweeps in the bottom of the valley below. It can turn into a raging torrent when the snow melts off the Pyrenees. It was one of those places where we arrived with no expectations. What […]

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Day trip to Pau

Pau is a beautiful gem of a town in the Pyrenees Atlantique, not far from Tarbes and Lourdes. It has a lot of French history tied in its streets; it’s the capital of the Béarn region (home of the classic French Béarnaise sauce) and birthplace of Henry IV of France and King Charles XIV of […]

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