Camargue


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Camargue

(kæˈmɑːɡ)
n
(Placename) la Camargue (la) a delta region in S France, between the channels of the Grand and Petit Rhône: cattle, esp bulls for the Spanish bullrings, and horses are reared
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Born in the neighborhood of Arles, she had shared in the beauty for which its women are proverbial; but that beauty had gradually withered beneath the devastating influence of the slow fever so prevalent among dwellers by the ponds of Aiguemortes and the marshes of Camargue. She remained nearly always in her second-floor chamber, shivering in her chair, or stretched languid and feeble on her bed, while her husband kept his daily watch at the door -- a duty he performed with so much the greater willingness, as it saved him the necessity of listening to the endless plaints and murmurs of his helpmate, who never saw him without breaking out into bitter invectives against fate; to all of which her husband would calmly return an unvarying reply, in these philosophic words: --
Send your questions to travel@people.co.uk QHOW can we go to see wild horses and birds in Camargue without too much driving?
My collection has a saffron salt from Spain and some French salt, one of which is a Fleur de Sel de Camargue. I thought the latter was top class until I read an article by David Leibovitz that said the best was Fleur de Sel de Guerande in Brittany because it is harvested by hand, unlike the Camargue which is mechanically harvested.
The story begins in 1982 when Vincent, our narrator, is inspired to travel to the Camargue region of France after finding a secret letter from his grandparents.
& the Camargue Flying Direct from Bristol Departs Sep 29 & Oct 6 2018 A captivating exploration of Provence including the Arles of van Gogh, the old papal seat of Avignon, the ancient monuments of Nimes, the Camargue port towns of Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer and Aigues-Mortes, and the iconic symbol of the south, the Pont du Gard.
"We had a good beginning in Roses but later picked up a penalty which meant we missed the grand-final," said Douillard, adding that a minor technical problem also hindered their performance in Port Camargue. Marseille saw the coastal race cancelled due to strong Mistral winds.
Horsing around The Camargue wetlands form a nature reserve and one of the best bird-watching spots in Europe, especially for pink flamingos.
It looked as though the market leader would come off second best in a battle with Mark Johnston's Camargue, but she fought off that rival to deny supporters of the second at 1.2.
One dish that really caught my eye the other week was the one we're going to cook today; roast squash with cabbage and Camargue rice with a rich peppercorn sauce.
This will be HGF's tenth UK office and joins other tenants including Camargue PR and the first Turkey Trade Commission outside London.
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