Beauronne - Jeanette Lamb

Beauronne

In the spring of 2014, about to pass by the village of Beauronne, I made a whimsical stop. Not five minutes passed before a villager appeared; she greeted me and quickly pointed out that on the rooftops where a display of figures -- each related to a person who lived there. This was done as a means of making the otherwise unremarkable village outstanding amid the countless villages surrounding it, all which are more alike than not -- and those that are unique are unique in ways Beauronne could not possibly compete.

After spending a while there, another villager went out of his way to open the locked church door so I could photograph it from the inside, which is when it struck me, more than the figures on rooftops, Beauronne stands out most because of its desire to do so. 

Beauronne, France

Beauronne, France

2014; Jeanette Lamb; Graffiti Goose Photography; Travel Southern French Villages; France

Beauronne, France

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