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….)
Argelès is a Mecca for outdoor sports fans, professional and amateur alike. Take a look at some of the sporting events scheduled in 2018
Molló Parc is described by its creators, Patrimonial Solsa S.L, as ‘ideal for families and school groups to escape the routine and enjoy a day in the mountains’. It is neither a zoo nor a theme park, but a natural stretch of forest and grasslands alive with flora and fauna.
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.
If you’re wondering why the P-O is graced with fewer palms than a decade ago or why many remaining trees look sick or dead, pests in the form of a moth and weevil are to blame.
The mosquito, (‘little fly’ in Spanish) has been around for more than 30 million years.
It’s a balmy evening. The barbecue is lit, wine poured. Glass in one hand, fly swat in the other, you’re coated in Deet, surrounded by citronella candles; eyes peeled and ears pricked for attackers. The garden’s bad enough, but what about tomorrrow’s walk in the country? How to tell friend from foe, underfoot and in the air?
As the rain clouds gathered on Thursday morning, I jumped in the car with two adventure-loving pals and headed up to the ominously-named Pont du Diable (Devil’s bridge) in Céret to meet up with our guide from Extérieur Nature.
Too many cherries? Cherry Brandy anyone?
Music therapy, for trees!