PHOTOS FROM GAP 1969 - 1970

Courtesy of Maurice Billingsley





(source & commentary : Maurice Billingsley)

The Bell at Gap


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After storming the Bastille, Maurice retires to his shed.

(source & commentary : Maurice Billingsley)

"Apprentice mechanot at Emmaus, St Andre de Nice" (see letters home).

Maurice writes (September 2011) :

"Emmaus are getting quite big in the UK these days.
Worth a visit if anyone wants furniture or bric-a-brac.

http://www.emmaus.org.uk/ "


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(source & commentary : Maurice Billingsley)

Mme Lalande's 2cv snowbound at Gap


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(source & commentary : Maurice Billingsley)

The lane next to house at Gap after snowfall.

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(source & commentary : Maurice Billingsley)

Peter Hurrell at bottom of the cresta run near Embrun


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(source and annotation: Maurice Billingsley)

Gap in winter

Hugh McCafferty bites the snow

Vicente and Peter

Padre Antonio Marin, (Spain); Hugh McCafferty; John Halloran (the second), Peter Hurrell; 2x Antonio (Spain) at back with Josef, from Switzerland; Pius also Swiss, and Vicente (Spain)



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(source : Maurice Billingsley)

" On the terrace at Gap, including Claude.



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(source : Maurice Billingsley)

Robbie Dempsey is at the front, second on the left.


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(source : Maurice Billingsley)



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(source : Maurice Billingsley)

" Serre Eyraud, near Gap, where some of us first learned French.

The group in front of the guest house ncludes local youth group members
plus Josef and bike, three Spaniards and a Lebanese Maronite who did the year with us.
We had decorated the house in the autumn but this was taken after Easter, I think. "

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