caguila at earthlink.net
Wed Jul 7 01:02:53 EDT 2010
Gosh, that's terrific, Bob. I love the photo and the story. Bob, I've
looked at your other galleries and they're great. I enjoyed seeing the lush
scenery. Must have been some trip. Thanks for sharing and glad you had a
great time. Cheers, Christine
----- Original Message -----
From: "Bob W" <pdml at web-options.com>
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Sent: Saturday, July 03, 2010 5:26 PM
Subject: Causse celeb
> M. Christian Avesque is the last paid shepherd on the Causse Mejean. He is
> the subject of a recently-published book called Un Dernier Berger, which I
> bought as a souvenir of my trip to the causse: <
> http://www.amazon.fr/Un-dernier-berger-Renaud-Dengreville/dp/2812600403 >.
> It's a beautiful book with superb photos which really capture the place -
> worth having a look at if you ever get the chance.
> I saw M. Avesque when I cycled on to the causse to visit the herd of
> Przewalski's horses that they have up there, but he was talking to a group
> of other tourists so I didn't want to stop and bother him a second time,
> only took this snap and one or two variants. Interesting chap though,
> according to the book. Apart from an engineering course in a nearby town,
> and a spell in Algeria on military service during the war there, he seems
> have been up there with his (or rather, not his) sheep all his life.
> < http://www.web-options.com/Berger.jpg >
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