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The Sea Urchins of Carry le Rouet

France is a country of foodies with broad ranging tastes.

After all would you have thought of pairing foie gras with gingerbread?

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France is also the place with countless opportunities to try some downright strange things like sea urchins or oursin.

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On Sundays in February, there is a festival in the seaside town of Carry-le-Rouet called le Fete de l’oursin et du coquillage or les dimanches du mois de l’oursin et du coquillage it is a tasting feast of sea urchins and other shellfish.

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Carolyne Kauser-Abbott

Carolyne Kauser-Abbott

With her camera and laptop close at hand, Carolyne has traded in her business suits for the world of freelance writing and blogging. Her first airplane ride at six months of age was her introduction to the exciting world of travel.

While in Provence, Carolyne can be found hiking with friends, riding the hills around the Alpilles or tackling Mont Ventoux. Her attachment to the region resonates in Perfectly Provence this digital magazine that she launched in 2014. This website is an opportunity to explore the best of the Mediterranean lifestyle (food & wine, places to stay, expat stories, books on the region, travel tips, real estate tips and more), through our contributors' articles.

Carolyne writes a food and travel blog Ginger and Nutmeg. Carolyne’s freelance articles can be found in Global Living Magazine, Avenue Magazine and City Palate (Published Travel Articles).

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