For this reason, a banner has replaced the traditional christmas tree in front of the town hall. I don’t know what Santa thinks about politics but he’s probably feeling concerned
The mayor is a nice guy, he’s wishing us a happy new year. Let’s wish him a happy new year back, it’s soon election time
Main bridge in Saumur
For the record, there used to be used to be fairy lights all over it, Champs Elysées style. But as our mayor used to be an ecologist, he replaced everything with two or three feeble lights. Not so pretty but very green. That’s what we call progress through sustainable development.
Place Saint-Pierre, the trees are doing the show here.
Saumur by night, bordered by the Loire river. The city was coined as (very very long ago) “the pearl of Anjou” by the poet Joachim du Bellay, who was from the region.