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  • proper n. A sparsely-populated marshland area of southern France.


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French Camargue.


  • The Camargue is magical with the black bulls, white horses and pink flamingos.

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  • In the time of the Roman domination the Camargue was a second Egypt, and was called "The granary of the Roman army;" and Arles was given the designation of "The Breasts," so flowing with plenty was it held to be.

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  • Gathered from the salt beds of Camargue, this subtly flavored salt will add burst of flavor to your food.


  • The Camargue region of France on the Mediterranean is a fascinating place but I´ll tell you what.

    Ajijic as Saintes Maries de la Mer

  • Les-Saintes-Maries-de-La-Mer in the Camargue, watery delta of the Rhone, is more like the wild west than the south of France, with white horses and bulls among the tall reeds, flocks of flamingos, huge never-ending sandy beaches, frenetic gypsy music in the market, crazy Mistral wind and mosquitos making for a memorable time.

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  • For the nicest selection of local delicacies—not just salt, but also saucisson de taureau (that's right, bull sausage) and local wines—try L'Isolette en Camargue ( ).

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  • The free-roaming Camargue horses gradually turn from gray to salty white as they reach adulthood.

    The Salt of the Earth

  • Nearly every shop has a display rack with Camargue salts.

    The Salt of the Earth

  • The Camargue landscape is vast and just slightly untamed, with ponies and cattle roaming wild grassland, abundant birdlife and colorful local characters.

    The Salt of the Earth

  • The visit is modeled on other off-road tours in the Camargue region, which promise lots of wildlife and remote locations accessible only by 4x4.

    The Salt of the Earth


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