Amélie-les-bains, situated in the Tech valley, was named after Queen Amelia, wife of King Louis Philippe. Like La Preste it is a spa town with numerous sulphur springs which are apparently used to great…

  Le petit train jaune de Cerdagne   Painted in the Catalan colours of ‘sang et or’ (blood red and gold), le petit train jaune was built at the beginning of the century in order…

Elisabeth and her Maternité By Basil Howitt Born on 12 June 1913, Elisabeth, the daughter of a Zurich pastor, first taught in Switzerland and Denmark before she decided to join the Asociación de Ayuda a…

Llo and Behold! Absolutely worth the drive. In the Cerdagne and Capcir, when the winter snows cover the land, it’s natural that thoughts turn to snow sports, but have you thought of combining a day…

Les deux Corbères by Deb Corbère les Cabanes, near Millas, officially came about in 1856 when the families on the plain and on the heights of the Chateau had a war. Talking to local people…

Lest we forget  Camp Joffre,  Memorial museum     The first symbolic stone for the Rivesaltes camp memorial was placed by Christian Bourquin and Georges in 2007 as they recalled the events which lead to…