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The Camargue: Horses, Bulls, and Gardians of Provence

Contributor blog post by Margo Lestz: Southwest Provence, around Arles and the Camargue, has a very distinctive culture: it’s a horse and bull culture. This marshy area, unsuitable for development, has been of little interest to humans over the years. Thus, it was a perfect place for herds of wild white …

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A Most Unusual Place for a French Vineyard

Contributor blog post by Deborah Bine: This article was previously published by Insiders Abroad. Our Barefoot Blogger describes how she was exploring the wild, natural landscape of the Camargue and “stumbled” across the wines that fall into the “Sable de Camargue” category. Flamingos and Tidewater: A Most Unusual Place for a …

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5 Reasons to Visit the Camargue

Take a road trip to a world away from lavender-scented fields, perched villages, and candy-coloured shutters. Head to the Camargue. The marshland and brackish waters where the Rhone River finally meets the Mediterranean define Provence’s “wild west.” This natural wetland preserve of 100,000 hectares was created in 1986 (read more …

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Fundraiser for Camargue Cowboys April 3

Contributor blog post by Julie Mautner: Let’s give it up for the Gardians! On Sunday April 3 at Domaine Paul Ricard de Méjanes, the Rotary Club des Baux    …Continue reading here for details on this Rotary Club event April 3rd. It is a fundraiser for the cowboys of the Camargue, …

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Coach Rebecca Ronane Shares her Perfectly Provence

Rebecca Ronane was born in the United Kingdom, but she tells me that she embarked on a career of travelling after the age of 19. Rebecca and her husband Alain (also a travel bug) met while working as tour directors. As a guide, Rebecca has journeyed throughout Europe, the United …

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7 Reasons You Should Go To The Camargue

Contributor blog post by Deborah Bine: It’s hard to say when the Barefoot Blogger will ever get her fill of the Camargue. The preserved area south of Arles,  the Parc naturel régional de Camargue, is between the Mediterranean and the Rhone river delta. One-third of the Camargue is marshland, lagoons and lakes. …Continue …

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The Grill of It All: Camargue Barbecue Fest!

By Julie Mautner Yee-ha! The 3rd Annual Camargue Barbecue Fest is coming up June 27 and 28, 2015, all around the Town Hall in Saintes Marie de la Mer. Look for country dancing, cooking demos, a grilling academy, a competition, a mechanical bull and of course, tons of great ‘cue! …

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Sifting through the Salt of Provence in Aigues Mortes

By nutmeg Nutmeg walked every aisle in the grocery store looking for salt – it was not with the spices, but rather in its’ own section near the aged balsamic vinegar. Where is the logic? Treasured since antiquity, salt is used in kitchens around the world, to enhance flavour and …

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Back to the Camargue: The White Horses

By Deborah While reminiscing warm days of summer in France, there’s no more beautiful memory than the white horses of the Camargue. Be sure to view the video from YOUTube, too. It’s mesmerizing. Enjoy! Two short visits to the outskirts of the Camargue, and an encounter with the magnificent white …

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St Maries de la Mer the Abrivado of the Year in Provence

The Camargue is the end of the watery road for the Rhone River. The Rhone finally dips its tentacles in the Mediterranean some 813 kilometers from its glacial source in Switzerland. From a frigid, violent start the water reaches the river delta and lazily unfolds, like a beach towel, before …

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