Thursday, February 14, 2019

Toulouse, France

Toulouse. Forth largest city in France. Home to Airbus, a big university and lots of pinkish brick buildings. The stamp on the right commemorates the 70th anniversary of the UNs adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. And on the left, Looney Toon characters Coyote and the Roadrunner.


Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Concordia Station

Concordia is a French-Italian Antarctic research base, 1100km inland from Dumont d'Urville on a part of the Antarctic ice sheet known as "Dome C". The ice sheet here is over 3000m thick. The base is staffed year-round, housing around 50 in the summer.