We’re having a heat wave in Uzès this week. It’s supposed to be close to 105° (41°C). The French call it “la canicule.” All I can say is “it’s cooler in Corsica.” Always a little cooler than the mainland of France, Corsica is a popular destination for those […]
When I heard there were going to be white horses racing on the beach at Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer, I couldn’t wait to get there.
Sète may be a small town on the French Mediterranean coast but it hits above its weight in the gastronomic arena. Home of the most sought after oysters in France, Sete is known for these specialties: the famous octopus pie (tielle), red labelled gourmet fish soup (Azais Polito […]
Sete is food, history and fun!
Now it’s time to learn about sea urchins.
Just an hour down the road from Uzes, near Montpelier, is the beach resort La Grande-Motte. At first glance, it’s a bit like seeing a piece of contemporary furniture among French antiques.
Biblical history of Saintes-Maries-De-La-Mer, France