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Environment: not everything is allowed on the beach

What does the Environmental Code say? According to the Environmental Code, the use of beaches is free and unrestricted. However, collecting sand, pebbles or shells as holiday souvenirs weakens the coastline. That is why this practice is framed by law. According to Article L 321-8 of the Envir ...

19
Aug
2021

Health: 5 ideas for enjoying the benefits of the seaside

1- Walking in water Even if you're mostly planning on lounging and sunbathing on your next seaside vacation, don't Lie on the sand all day! Not only would you risk sunstroke and sunburn, but you'd miss out on the benefits of physical activity by the sea. The coastline is an ideal setting for fit ...

07
July
2022

Gym session at the beach: 5 easy exercises

of our 5 easy exercises, we suggest you work on your balance by incorporating a yoga pose into your beach workout. Stand near the water, where the sand is more compact and therefore more stable. Anchor both feet in the ground first and feel your weight distributed equally between your two feet. ...

29
July
2022

Kerlouan: a taste of Seychelles in Brittany

Paradise beaches in northern Finistère The white sand and turquoise waters of Kerlouan have nothing to envy to the Seychelles or other paradisiacal beaches from around the world. These dream beaches, where the water's transparency is incredible, are located in Brittany and more precisely in the n ...

11
Oct
2023

Garden: How to Install Japanese Stepping Stones?

viting a slow, contemplative, and meditative journey. These slabs, laid at regular intervals, are also an integral part of the Zen garden composed of sand, gravel, and stones. In the West, they are primarily used to cross lawns and grassy areas of the garden. These slabs help to mark a path and pre ...

29
Apr
2024

Barefooting: walking barefoot for more well-being

It's good against stress Walking barefoot is also a way to reconnect with nature, coming into direct contact with natural elements such as earth, sand or grass. In France, there are a few rare barefoot trails that alternate different materials such as dirt, sand, leaves and grass to allow bar ...

23
June
2022

How to dress for the beach?

eight clothes are easy to put on over your swimsuit when leaving the beach. Simply pair them with original women's flip-flops, espadrilles or leather sandals to achieve a feminine and stylish beach look. Style errors to avoid at the beach. During trips to the beach, the combined effect of the sun, s ...

04
May
2023

Health: in summer, be careful with wet swimsuits!

maceration. Taking off your wet swimsuit is a simple gesture. But it will spare you many health problems that can ruin your vacation. Note: at the beach, sand can also promote intimate irritations. That's why, if you practice naturism, you should not sit directly in the sand but rather remain seat ...

20
July
2023

Non Newtonian fluids

ther words, the deformation of this type of fluid is not directly proportional to the force applied to it. Examples of non-Newtonian fluids The wet sand found in Seashore is a good example of the peculiarity of non-Newtonian fluids. Indeed, if you hit wet sand, it has the consistency of a solid, ...

23
Aug
2007

Cabourg: 5 ideas for visiting the town in the footsteps of Marcel Proust

its shops and its restaurants justify in themselves that one chooses this destination, the time of a weekend or more. With its 4 kilometres of fine sand, Cabourg is very popular with families and sportsmen. Although its Beach is nicknamed "the Beach of the romantics", it is not reserved for lover ...

04
June
2021

5 dream beaches for a romantic getaway in France

e The second of the 5 dream beaches for a romantic getaway is also in the south of France, but in the Gard department this time. If you're dreaming of sand dunes as far as the eye can see and wild nature for your romantic getaway, head to the beach of Espiguette in the commune of Grau-du-Roi! ...

03
Aug
2022

The dierama or angel's fishing rod: a plant full of poetry.

ses or at the edge of a body of water. Planting is done in the spring. Plant dierama preferably in spring between March and May. Work the soil and add sand so that the ground is well-drained before planting one to two feet per square meter. Be careful not to bury the plant's collar which should rema ...

17
Mar
2023

Beachcombing: 5 Golden Rules to Follow

y, and this applies to all beachcombers, it's better not to walk barefoot on the intertidal zone, to avoid cuts and stings. Equip yourself with jelly sandals or other plastic shoes suitable for wading. Exercise caution. Due to tides and the weather, another of the 5 golden rules to follow when shore ...

01
Feb
2024

Easter Tutorial: How to Make an Easter Tree?

erably acrylic paint in pastel shades. • Glitter and beads to decorate the eggs. • Colored threads to hang them from the branches. • A large vase filled with sand or soil. How to decorate an Easter tree? If this tutorial has inspired you to create an Easter tree in your living room, I recommen ...

29
Mar
2024

Opal Coast: what to visit in Berck-sur-Mer?

Go see the seals of Authie Bay The seaside resort of Berck-sur-Mer is known for its 12 km of fine sandy beach. Just take the Jean Debeyre promenade on foot or by bike to reach the Authie Bay and its dune cordon. There, you can admire one of the most unusual attractions in the area: a colony of gre ...

03
June
2024

Growing Strawberries in 7 Questions

o grow strawberries? Strawberries prefer a cool and rather acidic soil. Provide them with a soil rich in humus and well-drained, possibly adding river sand and peat if the soil is too compact. Also note that they are very demanding plants, which quickly deplete the soil and must therefore be moved ...

15
Mar
2007

The Seychelles: a heavenly destination

se untouched beauty is famous all over the world. A preserved paradise Seychelles' beautiful beaches, their ancient granite boulders, pristine fine sand, and turquoise waters are regularly used as settings for film and advertising shoots. But this destination is not only characterized by its ...

23
Sep
2008

Bormes-les-Mimosas: 5 Good Reasons to Visit this Village in Var

beautiful bays in the world, alongside San Francisco Bay, Halong Bay, and Mont-Saint-Michel Bay! Thanks to its crystal-clear waters, bordered by fine sand and forests, the Var commune has been distinguished by the "Most Beautiful Bays in the World" association, created in 1997 and recognized by UNE ...

19
Mar
2009

The Colosseum: an emblematic monument of Rome

the aristocrats and the third for the rest of the people. The arena (an oval 86 m long and 54 m wide) was composed of a wooden floor covered with sand. Underneath, a network of galleries (called 'hypogeum') housed the menageries and the numerous equipments necessary for the good progress of the ...

08
Dec
2011

The Schlumbergera or Christmas Cactus in 5 Questions

sive. The schlumbergera prefers a very bright location, but without direct sunlight, and a light, well-drained soil. It is recommended to repot it in a mixture of sand and potting soil, or to place clay pebbles or gravel at the bottom of the pot to improve drainage. It should be watered regularly ...

28
Dec
2011