Frizztext’s A to Z Challenge: A – Angles sur l’Anglin

I’ve just noticed it’s Frizztext’s A to Z challenge again, and I’ve just squeezed in in time for A….

I have decided my response to the A to Z challenge will be a ‘postcard’ (or two) from a place I have visited at some stage, so it will be a nice little wander through travel memories… And perhaps some of my readers will be inspired to add places to their ‘must visit’ list!

A is for Angles sur l’Anglin, a village north east of Poitiers in the Vienne region of France. It is designated as one of France’s Plus Beaux Villages, and it certainly lives up to it’s name. The village sits beneath a striking ruined castle which towers above the Anglin valley. The castle was an important stronghold in medieval times.

The village itself consists of upper and lower sections. It has a bridge decked with flowers, from which the wheel of a water I’ll is visible, streets lined with medieval houses, a church with a Romanesque tower – in all, very photogenic. The village and surrounding area attracts many artists, unsurprisingly!

SJudd_France_Vienne_20071009_-125---Version-2 SJudd_France_Vienne_20060917_-37 SJudd_France_Vienne_20071009_-83 SJudd_France_Vienne_20060917_-2

If you want to play along with this challenge, you can do so here



  1. It is amazingly beautiful…It would be fun to sit in the square and write a few postcards to send off, postcards that really captured the significance of such a moment.

  2. How wonderful – a French Ludlow! A castle, a river and bridge and medieval houses. I feel the need to go there…

  3. I can see why this is one of your favorite places in France, it’s beautiful!

  4. Emilio Pasquale

    Love the architecture. I want to live here.

  5. That is a very photogenic place I would love to sit at that café and soak up the atmosphere

    • Very photogenic, and great atmosphere… I also liked wandering around early in the morning, as the sun rose over the castle, and people started setting off for the baker’s.

  6. I love the reflections in the first photo.

  7. Sonel

    Stunning captures Sue. It looks so beautiful there. 😀

  8. It’s definitely a charming place. Thanks for sharing.

Over to you...

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

Warsaw 2018

city of cobblestones, brutal history, parkland, music, spring ... and twins

~ wander.essence ~

where travel meets art

Away from the Drawing Board


Reymon de Real Photography

Amateur photography by a professional Physical Therapist!

Being in Nature

Photos, words and art inspired by nature


Een grens is een wens

Une photo, un poème

Déclenchez l'émotion....

Bergen Photo Walks

walking tours of historic Bergen with the photographer in mind

Creative Merry-Go-Round..

photography.. art.. colour.. handmade..

Chateaux des Fleurs

Sharing a world of joy with photos and words

priorhouse blog

Photos, art - and a little bit of LIT.

Vicki A Alford - Photographer

"It’s never too late to become what you might have been."......................George Elliot


“È un’illusione che le foto si facciano con la fanno con gli occhi, con il cuore, con la testa”. H.C. Bresson

musings of a frequent flying scientist

Rethinking Life

Art and the philosophy of life

Echoes of the Past

Exploration of the Past


From London to New York, living in an expat daze


To See a World in a Grain of Sand...

The Blog

The latest news on and the WordPress community.

On the Road

Prompts for haiku and related forms

%d bloggers like this: