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….)
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 email@example.com.
Most spiders are pretty harmless to humans. In fact, only four are known to be dangerous, one of these being ’la recluse brune’ (brown recluse spider, or fiddleback, also known as the violin spider due to its shape and markings.
These unpleasant little devils are different from the common mozzie in that they fly and attack during the day as well as night, their bites can be more painful and cause more swelling than the common or garden mozzie, and their stinger is able to pierce clothing!