Coming from the French word terre for “soil,” the word terroir originally described the special characteristics of a region, or piece of land, which gave different varieties of wine, coffee and tea their individuality. (Soil, climate, position, regional traditions….)
Callinectes sapidus (coming from the Greek calli meaning “beautiful”, nectes meaning “swimmer”, and the Latin sapidus meaning”savoury”), or, easier to pronounce, the ‘Blue Crab’, has arrived in the P-O.
To leave or remain in the PO? Many birds will be doing one or the other now that the breeding season is over and winter approaches. But each species is hardwired to make the right…
Géotrek: download the FREE app, choose your activity, choose your route, and allow yourself to be guided through spectacular scenery
If you want to discover wild landscapes, full of delights, with a rich and diverse flora and fauna, look no further than the Nyer Reserve.
The barbecue is lit, the wine is poured, the mood is mellow….but uninvited guests may sometimes be waiting in the wings to spoil your day! The Warblers take a look at stingers and biters to avoid this summer
In our glorious Mediterranean waters you’ll never swim alone. From rainbow wrasse and damselfish to octopuses and sea cucumbers, there’s plenty going on beneath the waves – if you look.
There is an unfathomable amount of mountain biking potential here. Between the summits and the sea you can ride to your heart’s content on trails suited to all abilities.
Getting a bit hot under the collar on the coast? Why not head for the cooler air of the Roussillon Conflent, up close with the sacred Mount Canigot?
Cindy Guilbert has forgotten more than most of us ever knew about flowers and herbs. She makes perfumes, paints mandala watercolours and other artworks, makes chocolates, dabbles in crafts……Visit her at Naturale Magick. or contacther by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.