An overview of the French regional elections – when they happen, how they work and who is our regional President?
At this time of year, we read a lot about Pine Processionary Caterpillars, hairy and dangerous little fellows who can cause severe irritation and allergic reactions in both human and animals who touch them or who come across their hairs, which can also blow in the wind.
It was Julius Caesar who introduced the Leap Day, in order to bring the various religious calendars back into alignment.
Art, music and cinema….things to do, places to go…….
A weekly update of local news in the Pyrenees-Orientales
This old Catalan carnival custom which takes place in March, parodies and ridicules marriage via the mock marriage of two men, usually particularly hairy and macho.
Shake off the cold dark winter and welcome in spring with the bright, colourful, topsy turvy world of carnaval in the Pyrénées-Orientales
Flamingos are wading birds and wading is what they do when they’re not otherwise flying, feeding, fighting or fornicating – their other main preoccupations.
Valmy park is open to the public. Trails, fountains, waterfall, play and picnic areas along with a fabulous view down to Argelès, the Mediterranean and the Roussillon plain.