As I drove up the mountain road to Mas Coste this morning, Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong sang about ‘the many charms of Paris in the springtime’. Here in the South, the Mediterranean coast is in bloom: wild lavender, thyme, rosemary and griffes de sorcières (carpobrotus) carpet the cliffs of the Côte Vermeille…
Far from ‘April in Paris’
21 Apr This entry was published on April 21, 2015 at 4:23 pm. It’s filed under Adventure, Antipodean, Catalan, Country Life, Country Living, Environment, Europe, Ex Advertising Creative, Expat, France, French Culture, Hiking, Landscape, Languedoc Roussillon, Leisure, Life, Lifestyle, Living in France, Marine, Mediterranean, Nature, New Zealander in France, Photography, Pyrénées, Pyrénées-Orientales, Randonnées, Seasons, South of France, Spring, Thoughts and tagged April in France, April in Paris, Côte Vermeille, coast, Coastal vegetation, Far from Paris, flowers, Lavender, Mediterranean flora, rosemary, spring, Springtime, The Med, thyme.