To the right are the lovely laughing gentlemen of Hotel Belle Vue. They gracefully, with great tact and large smiles, taught me to politely say hello, with the proper timing of hand shaking and "enchante"
Below: the view of from Maria's roof
On the left below: the vegetable garden in the front courtyard.
On the right below: Maria's street, and the building's guard in the shadow. He likes to listen to football on the radio and sings along to the comercials in between.