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 horses, black cattle, and a multitude of birds, including pink flamingos.
…Continue reading here to learn about the semi-wild white horses that are not always white, the black bulls who prefer not to be tamed by the handsome cowboys on horseback – the gardians. Margo would never leave us without a curious story, in this case one about Poseidon, a mortal and a trident
Here are some other articles on the windswept, natural Camargue:
Via:: The Curious Rambler