San Sebastián (or Donostia in Basque) is a coastal city and municipality, the capital of the Gipuzkoa province, and is located in the Basque Autonomous Community, in northern Spain. The city is located on the southern coast of the Bay of Biscay, 20 km from France. The population of San Sebastian’s municipality is 186,665 people …More
Sergiev Posad is a city in Russia, northeast of Moscow. It’s part of the Golden Ring cluster of ancient towns and known for the 14th-century Trinity Lavra St. Sergius monastery complex. Marker pen drawings by Joan MañéMore
Amélie-les-Bains-Palalda is a commune in the Pyrénées-Orientales department in southern France. Marker pen drawing by Joan MañéMore
Saint-Laurent-de-Cerdans is a commune in the Pyrénées-Orientales department in southern France. Marker pen drawings by Joan MañéMore
Vilalba dels Arcs is a municipality in the comarca of la Terra Alta in Catalonia, Spain. Watercolor and pen drawing by Joan MañéMore
Winter sunset in Andorra la VellaMore
Dax (fr. Dax) is a commune in the south of France in the Landes department, in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region. This region is part of the Gascogne historic province.
The region is known for a large number of hot springs. However, not all of them are open to the public. The Dax sources are not spa resorts, but …More
Bayonne (fr. Bayonne) is a city in the Atlantic Pyrenees (Pyrénées-Atlantiques), in the south-west of France. The city location is between the Atlantic Ocean and the Pyrenees massive foothills, at the confluence the Niv (la Nive) and Adur (l’Adour) rivers. The city has over 50,000 inhabitants, making it the second-largest city in the Pau department.
Pau (fr. Pau) is a city and commune in southwestern France, the administrative center of the Atlantic Pyrenees department in the New Aquitaine region. Pau is a city with a rich history. It is called a city with a “magnificent terrace overlooking the Pyrenees” (fr. splendide terrasse sur les Pyrénées). It is one hundred kilometers …More
Biarritz (fr. Biarritz) – a luxury resort town belonging to the Atlantic Pyrenees Department (Pyrénées-Atlantiques), the New Aquitaine Region in southwestern France. Its current Basque name is Biarritz (or Miarritze), and its current Gascon name is Biàrrits.
The name Biarritz probably comes from the berarr Basque root, replacing belharr, “grass” with the suffix -itz addition and …More