And it is many of these attempts that Edwin Mullins chronicles in his book The Camargue, Portrait of a Wilderness, as well as the rich stories and often violent history of a region that still excites and intrigues.
Starting with the river Rhone that sets out from the Alps you are introduced to the Romans and the important role they played in establishing trade links and creating an infrastructure, evidence of which can still be seen today.
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Kundalini Yoga classes
Learn to relax with Kundalini Yoga lessons in Villefranche-du-Périgord.
Books on France
Take a browse over these books about France and read some reviews and interviews.