5 Reasons Visit Camargue Views Mediterranean Provence
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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.” Created in 1986, the natural wetland preserve is 100,000 hectares in size (read …

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White Horses on the Beach: Festival d’ Abrivados Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer

Contributor blog post by Barefoot Blogger: When I heard there were going to be white horses racing on the beach at Saites-Maries-de-la-Mer, I couldn’t wait to get there. I sent a note to my photographer friend, Alan McBride, and suggested he join me with his fancy cameras. It was an …

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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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Fleur de Sel of Aigues Mortes the Sea Salt of Provence

Post previously published on Ginger and 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, …

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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

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

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