Blue skies and baguettes

A glorious week in western France, and a snapper’s delight. Clean lines, sharp shadows and clear contrasts.

Perfect.

SUNDAY: Sompt (pronounced ‘Somme’, where the house was) and Chef-Boutonne

MONDAY: Niort and the Marais Poitevin (aka ‘la Venise Verte’ or ‘Green Venice’)

TUESDAY: Sompt and Melle

WEDNESDAY: Sompt and Poitiers

THURSDAY: Angoulême

FRIDAY: Parthenay and Sompt

SATURDAY: La Rochelle and Ile de Ré