Easy Hikes in the South of France What have the Romans ever done for the French Riviera? Not much, it appears. For our first proper walk of the year – one involving a forest, “big sky views” and mud under our feet – we picked a theatre of ancient local history.
You would be surprised how difficult it can be to find real “history” on the French Riviera. Don’t
… Ancient History Between Cannes and Antibes
Following in the footsteps of our distant ancestor – and meeting some of his four-legged friends
Why Neanderthal Man? Why is he the star in that collection of human ancestors, more famous than Peking man* and Heidelberg man, never mind the even less snappily named Homo Habilis and Australopithecus?
There may be sound scientific reasons for this, but I suspect that the onomatopoeic qualities of his name have a
… A Neanderthal Hike