Le Percnoptère d’Égypte

Nature

Egypt's Egyptian Vulture

Egyptian vulture has taken up residence on the destination This small African raptor (1,5 to 2 kilograms, 58 to 78 cm for a wingspan of 150 to 180 cm) is distinguished from its congeners by an agility uncommon to other species of vultures. Its white plumage turning black at the ends of the wings […]

La tradition des Bunyetes

Pais Catalan

The tradition of the Bunyetes

Bunyetes (pronounced Bougnette) or crespells in Haut Vallespir, are pancakes fried in oil and sweetened that are eaten at Easter time. Cousin of the Provençal atrium. They had met at dawn in a warehouse at the station to prepare, all together, the dough that would be used to make the Bunyetes. […]

Rencontre avec Xaví Bosh

Portraits of people from here

Meeting with Xavi Bosh

B. Malassingne Xaví Bosh The feeling I had in this place? … It's very pleasant: a very natural, very wild forest. My name is Xaví Boshet, I am Catalan from the South. Guardian of the Conques refuge I was born in 1961 and I have been working in refuges for 40 years. This is my […]

Rencontre avec Nathalie Sola

Portraits of people from here

Meeting with Nathalie Sola

Nathalie Sola Guardian of the Sant Guillem refuge. “When I learned that this refuge was freeing up, I flashed on it. » My name is Nathalie Sola, I am 52 years old and I come from a restaurant course, classic hotel. By chance, I went to help Thomas Dulac one day at the Cortalets refuge. He wanted me to do the season with […]

Rencontre avec Thomas Dulac

Portraits of people from here

Meeting with Thomas Dulac

Thomas Dulac High mountain guide and guardian of the Cortalets refuge, at the foot of Canigó for 11 years. I am Thomas Dulac, mountain guide and guardian of the Cortalets refuge. Thomas, are you from this region? I was born 100 km from here. Why this desire to come here? I worked as a guide […]

El tio, tio

Pais Catalan

El tio, tio

The song El Tio Tio is a nursery rhyme played by children. Holding a candle, each tries to set fire to a piece of paper protruding from the back of his predecessor's pants. Jo you incense el tio, tio, tio!Jo you incense el tio of paperYou will incense me el tio, tio, […]

L’Ollada

Pais Catalan

The Ollada

The Catalan Ollada (pronounced “Ouillade”) is a fairly hearty winter dish. This is pork and vegetables (cabbage, white beans, potatoes, etc.) of the hotpot type. Ingredients and preparation of the Ollada Ingredients (5 people) cured ham rind 1 semi-salted pork knuckle 2 pig ears 1 pig's trotter 1 […]

Parlem català

Pais Catalan

Catalan Parliament

Nosaltres aquí parlem catalàParlem català és la nostra llenguaParlem català és la nostra vidaÉs el nostre ésser, és el nostre pa Parlem català, per te dir t'estimiParlem català per collir la florPer esgrunar els anys d'aquest time that passedParlem català per riure i cantar Per dir la tristor, tenim catalàPer calamar les penes, tenim catalàTenim […]