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ile de beauté photographs by fred mooij •


Ile de Beauté, island of beauty, the French nickname for Corsica. ­— Two weeks of experience, in the month of April 2009, left a rough but colorful impression behind on my retina. The nuances in the green caused by fragrant maquis, chestnut trees, meadows, pine and the emerald green mountain lakes, the many differences in yellow and red hues in the rocks with their irregular shapes. The island is a summary of the mainland. Because, where can you drive your car from the snow-rich mountains to the beach, where cows graze on the edge of the sea? —

all images © fred mooij 2009 - www.fredmooij.tk


church san michele | murato


church san michele | murato


dĂŠfilĂŠ de lancone | pruneta


tomb at the graveyard marin de bonifacio | bonifacio


abandoned chapelle santa maria | cap corse


coastline | bonifacio


entrance graveyard marin de bonifacio | bonifacio


tombs graveyard marin de bonifacio | bonifacio


graveyard coastline | cap corse


graveyard coastline | cap corse


statue notre-dame-des-neiges| col de bavella


view | col de bavella


surrounding of la trou de la bombe | col de bavella


surrounding of la trou de la bombe | col de bavella


forest | col de bavella


tree | forĂŞt de barocaggio-marghese


covering | punta di campomoro


tree at coastline | punta di campomoro


green forest | col de bavella


sand and thunder | solenzara


sand and thunder | solenzara


beach | solenzara


on 2098 m | lac de nino


in the afternoon | lac de nino


cloud | l’ospedale


doorknocker | saint florent


mailboxes | bastia


walking upstream riverbench | cascade de meli


walking upstream riverbench | cascade de meli


five rocks | cascade de meli


waterfall | cascade de meli


bridge | passerelle de tollo


looking downstream | cascade de meli


south-westcoast | punta d’eccica


upcoming rain | punta di a chiappa


sea urchins | punta di a chiappa


south-westcoast | punta di campomoro


south-westcoast | punta di campomoro


rocks and riffs | punta di campomoro


purple world | nonza


rock formation | punta di campomoro


rock formation | punta di campomoro


stones and rocks | nonza


pool | piccovaggia


head of wild boar | piccovaggia


corktrees | piccovaggia


menhirs de cauria | renaggiu


menhirs de cauria | palaggiu


brown water | lac d’ospedale


mirror | golfe di rondinara


colorcoast | golfe di rondinara


coastline | golfe di rondinara


tree, rock, water and clouds | punta di a chiappa


contrast | punta di a chiappa


white rocks | bonifacio


islands | punta di a chappa


Ile de Beauté  

Ile de Beauté, island of beauty, the French nickname for Corsica. ­— Two weeks of experience, in the month of April 2009, left a rough but...

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