A lovely walk up through the forest to the Ermitage de Notre Dame du Coral followed by lunch at the Auberge and the same walk back down to Lamanère. It is just under 6 km and takes about 2 hours even for slower walkers.
If you enjoy a stop-over in Paris on the drive down to the P-O, make sure you have your Crit’Air air quality sticker unless you want to risk a fine.
During our regular visits to our place in Collioure I have always wanted to take a scenic flight in an ultralight from Torreilles, especially as I am an aviation freak, and former Air Traffic Controller.
The mini tornado that hit the small village of Maureillas las Illas last weekend left a fair amount of structural damage, with trees and power lines down – but all in a surprisingly narrow corridor.
Rose Hip SyrupLooking for a Winter tonic? Cindy Guilbert recommends this easy and delicious recipe for rose hip syrup, which contains 20 times more vitamin C than oranges.
If you’re travelling around France by air, you may have to have ‘plan B’ up your sleeve as French airline pilots threaten to go on strike.
Discussion of renewable energy options in the P-O
For thousands of years, large and cumbersome ‘racket’ snowshoes were absolute necessities to move around in snowy landscapes, to hunt, trap, communicate, discover and survive.
by Simon Newman No one knows why flamingos stand on one leg There are plenty of theories of course, the most common being that it’s a heat conservation strategy to counter long periods of standing in…
Mon père était fonctionnaire et ma mère ne faisait rien non plus. Colluche – French comedian and actor, famous for his irreverent sense of humour (fonctionnaire – civil servant non plus – either) ….. a…