Every year the town of La Gacilly holds a wonderful
Much of the work is by photographers of world renown.
The theme is normally related to peoples of the world and what
influence we have on each other and what effects we have on the earth.
The photographs are all displayed in the open air in the town of La Gacilly.
Mr P and I went there just over a week ago and the autumn sunshine threw
the shadows of the leaves onto the photographs.
One is continually reminded of the differences in our lives and environments.
The house in the photograph below is really built from throw away pieces but it provides some shelter.
Then we move to a city were so much is excess - including a golf range looking across the towering sky scrapers.
Contrast with the photograph below which is of a 22 storey apartment block in Sao Paulo which was the largest squat in South America - it housed 750 families.
The building is now empty and all those families have had to find somewhere else to live.
Many remain on the streets.
There is a set of photographs about the gorillas - our nearest relative.
There photographs are mounted on the side of the Yves Rocher information centre.
Below are a collection of some more of the photographs that I loved.
In my next post I'll tell you about the link with the worldwide Yves Rocher beauty company and the little town of La Gacilly.