Following a ‘calling’, I plunged in to the cool waters of the Med for the first time this year. Tossa de Mar lies 1h40m away from Céret, on the Costa Brava. Although well-frequented by tourists it remains charming, and there is plenty to do besides lying on the beach. Yet when prostrate on the sand, nestled in and warmed by the sun’s rays – eyes closed – a lullaby works its magic and washes away all thoughts or cares. There is only the rhythmic sound of waves washing over tiny round pebbles as they meet, and both recede. ‘La mer’ takes her children in her arms and gently rocks them to sleep…
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