A few hours drive to higher altitude and it is clear why it is wonderful to be blessed with both the mountains and the Mediterranean in our département, the Pyrénées-Orientales. As snow melts, the rivers of Cerdagne swell and a profusion of wildflowers signal the arrival of spring, almost two months later than in our part of Roussillon.
Spring comes but twice a year
11 Jun This entry was published on June 11, 2014 at 6:29 pm. It’s filed under Antipodean, Catalan, Climate Change, Country Life, Country Living, Environment, Europe, Ex Advertising Creative, Expat, Forest, France, French Culture, Garden, Holiday, Landscape, Languedoc Roussillon, Leisure, Life, Lifestyle, Living in France, Mediterranean, Nature, New Zealander in France, Photography, Pyrénées, Pyrénées-Orientales, Rural Life, Seasons, South of France, Thoughts, Travel, Tree-change, Vacance and tagged Buttercups, flowers, Latour de Carol, Le Carol, Mountains, River, snow melting, spring, Trees, wildflowers.