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On the beach, be the child!
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On the beach, be the child!

What if you took advantage of the carefree summer to rediscover your childhood games? Hopscotch, Frisbee, jump rope, badminton ... there is no age to wake up your "inner child" and engage in fun activities that are beneficial for the body and the mind. On your own, with family or friends, games on vacation create a happy atmosphere, which the organization benefits from. “Neurosciences have proven the positive effects of happy emotions on the limbic brain which controls the immune and hormonal systems,” says psychoanalyst Anne-Marie Filliozat. By awakening the “inner child”, these activities unleash the imagination and stimulate the ability to live dreams and laugh. A kind of active relaxation, they help rebalance the neuro-vegetative...
Corsica: oil residues recovered by firefighters on a beach on the east coast
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Corsica: oil residues recovered by firefighters on a beach on the east coast

Hydrocarbon residues were discovered on a beach on the east coast of Corsica after the probable wild degassing of a ship, the Corsican prefecture said.Access to the beach, located on the edge of the Solenzara seaside resort, was blocked by the gendarmes on Monday June 14, as was that of the neighboring campsite. A tractor then filtered the residue remaining on the sand, noted an AFP photographer.→ READ Corsica: on the track of the ship causing the pollution"The tailings are distributed over approximately 500 meters long and 50 centimeters wide in a discontinuous manner", specified the prefecture, adding that means were deployed to collect these remains of oil.The gendarmes and firefighters must carry out reconnaissance on land to identify "Any other areas of grounding or ...
One wounded after violent confrontation between rival groups on Cascais beach
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One wounded after violent confrontation between rival groups on Cascais beach

A violent confrontation between rival groups on Conceição beach, in Cascais, in the late afternoon, caused an injured person, who was taken to hospital. The alert was received at 6:47 pm, "the picket of the local Command of the Maritime Police of Cascais, as well as elements of the PSP, was immediately activated to the site", according to information from the National Maritime Authority. Upon arrival at the scene, authorities found "an injured individual", but most of those involved "had already dispersed". The motivations behind the attacks are not known, but the PSP identified at least one person belonging to one of the groups. The local command of the Maritime Police of Cascais took care of the incident. ...
Anyone collecting shells on the beach in Sardinia risks being fined
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Anyone collecting shells on the beach in Sardinia risks being fined

Dozens of people risk having to pay fines of up to €3,000 for removing sand and shells from the beach in Sardinia, Italy. Authorities have announced that 41 people have been denounced this year for stealing around 100 kilos of materials from Sardinia's famous white sand beach. The fines may seem hefty, but for years the island's population has complained about their natural assets being stolen. Thus, since 2017, it has become illegal to remove materials from the beach, as well as the trade in sand, pebbles and shells from Sardinia. According to the BBC, Sardinia's customs police have controlled airports and ports and detected several tourists trying to take bottled sand in their luggage. were caught during customs checks using X-rays. ...
A man dies on Calada beach in Mafra while trying to save two daughters at sea
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A man dies on Calada beach in Mafra while trying to save two daughters at sea

A 45-year-old man died today on Calada beach, Mafra municipality and Lisbon district, while trying to help his two daughters who were in difficulties at sea, announced the National Maritime Authority (AMN). In a press release, AMN indicates that the alert on Calada beach, unsupervised, was given at 2:41 pm and that when the Cascais Maritime Police arrived at the scene, the man had already been taken out of the water by two surfers, but that despite the resuscitation maneuvers, it was not possible to reverse the situation, with the health officer declaring death on the spot. The two girls, aged nine and 12, who were in difficulties at sea, were transported by an ambulance from the Ericeira Volunteer Fire Department to the Santa Maria Hospita...
Rattenplage am Kölnberg: Sad details: Resident Dagmar unpacks about the disgust situation
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Rattenplage am Kölnberg: Sad details: Resident Dagmar unpacks about the disgust situation

Cologne - She has lived on Kölnberg for 21 years. Everyone knows Dagmar (56), because she opens her mouth when something doesn't suit her. For this she earns respect from the people. The rat plague reported by EXPRESS confirms the 56-year-old completely: "We have never had these conditions with the rats so bad."Plague of rats in Cologne-MeschenichResident reports unsustainable conditionsIt's never been as bad as it is nowCologne: Plague of rats on the Kölnberg in MeschenichDagmar watches the action from her two-room apartment (EUR 518) on the 11th floor. “In the past,” she says, “everything here wasn't always clean. But now the Veedel has evidently been given up completely. And from all sides. City, administration, the residents themselves and institutions and aid organizations. ...
More than 390 Portuguese beaches classified with "Gold Quality"
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More than 390 Portuguese beaches classified with "Gold Quality"

The environmental association Quercus classified 392 beaches with “Gold Quality” in 2021, six more than last year, with the Tagus and West region having more awards, this Friday was announced. In a statement, Quercus released its list that distinguishes the quality of bathing water from Portuguese beaches. Are they: Of the awarded beaches, 329 are coastal, 52 are inland and 11 are transitional, with the Algarve region having the highest number of awards, plus 17, for a total of 93, while the Center region recorded the biggest drop in the attribution of the distinction. A Tagus and West region is once again the region with the most prized beaches (100), followed by the region of Algarve (93) is yes North region (72). Comparing with 2...
Russian salad rolls
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Russian salad rolls

In season of excursions and picnics to the beach or the mountains, recipes that can be taken from time and that endure the road come to mind, such as these Russian salad rolls, which also allow you to have a delicious homemade salad without cutlery or anything, devouring the roll with your hands. As you can see, all are advantages. For this you only have to prepare a magnificent homemade salad, which keeps well if you want to cook it the day before; On car day you wrap it in some lettuce leaves and some Mexican tortillas or similar. In the photos you can see that I use whole wheat tortillas for the rolls, but you can use the ones you like the most, or change them for flat breads for wraps (corn tortillas, better to reserve them for tacos and other hot preparations). The result is a ve...
Record of blue flags in Spain: 615 beaches will wear it this summer
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Record of blue flags in Spain: 615 beaches will wear it this summer

Yes the recent repeal of the state of alarm and its well-known mobility restrictions between autonomous communities due to the covid-19 has cleared for many the way to a getaway or a vacation of sun, sand and waves this coming summer, with the publication this Tuesday of the list of Blue Flags 2021 the possibilities of enjoyment are opened. Not only because this symbol distinguishes the best beaches and marinas in terms of accessibility, hygiene, environmental education, cleanliness and safety (especially in pandemic times), but because Spain, with 615 blue flags (25 more than last year) consolidates in 2021 its international leadership in beach excellence —one in seven blue flags are in Spain. In addition, 96 marinas and two in sustainable tourist boats are added to the list in our cou...
Castiglione della Pescaia, a seductive corner of Tuscany
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Castiglione della Pescaia, a seductive corner of Tuscany

Between Tuscan hills covered with vineyards and olive trees and the Mediterranean Sea is Castiglione della Pescaia, a small town with considerable historical weight. The first settlements date back to the Etruscans, but it is in the 10th century, under the rule of Pisa, when it begins to gain relevance. In the 15th century, Alfonso V of Aragon took over his domain until it fell into the hands of the Medici, passing in the 16th century to the Grand Duchy of La Tuscany. Small and seductive, with cobbled streets and beaches of fine golden sand, quality waters and blue flags, it is the impeccability and purity of its surroundings that makes it compare with Swiss lands. 9.30 Exceptional Cappuccinos Let's get our strength with a good Italian breakfast: espresso and cornetto, a kind of ...