April 24, 2008

La Garrigue - A Beautiful Morning

La Garrigue is a scrubland found on limestone soils around the Mediterranean basin, generally near the sea, typically consisting of evergreen shrubs such as lavender, rosemary, wild thyme, sage and myrtle, and trees such as juniper and stunted holm oaks.



This morning I grabbed by camera and took a walk up into the aromatic and gorgeous garrigue.






varieties of pine

wild thyme in bloom


a variety of orchid


purple seems to be a popular color


stone walls are built


and stone walls fall




a view of the village from up in la garrigue


If you understand French, check out this site, La Garrigue Gourmande.
In English - History of the Garrigue. Pin It
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