The snow is falling in the Pyrénées and no doubt thoughts are turning to waxing and servicing skis in preparation for the opening of the pistes. But there is another snowy activity to consider : snowshoeing!
The family-friendly ski station of Puyvalador, forced to close due to financial difficulties, is set to spring back on to the ski scene for winter 2019.
Have you ever thought of bell ringing as a pastime? This year, St.George’s Church in Vernet-Les-Bains received ten new bells and you can try your hand at ringing them (or just enjoy those who know what they’re doing?!)
Have you ever thought of bell ringing as a pastime? Have a go at St.George’s Church Vernet-Les-Bains along with fête des Cloches, Morris dancing, bell ringing, period costume, fish and chips and a garden party. Everyone is welcome.
The word ‘pompier’ comes from the verb ‘pomper’ (to pump), referring to the manual fire pumps that were originally used at fires.
One of the main causes of the French Revolution was financial crisis which forced King Louis XVI to levy a new land tax in the hope of solving his monetary problems.
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.
There are so many beautiful and affectionate animals in shelters around the region just waiting to love you. So if you’re looking for a furry friend, please do think hard before you buy from a breeder.
The bob is back! With summer just around the corner, now is the perfect time to think about how to protect yourself from the sun’s powerful rays.
Throughout June, three community projects will be held on the Canigó massif and foothills to protect and preserve the sacred mountain… so roll up your sleeves for Canigou!