Cantallops: Dogs, Cats, Wines, and an Absence of Wolves

In my first trips to Croatia, I fell in love with all of the stone houses. Not having seen any other country in the Mediterranean, I had no idea that these types of houses not only existed elsewhere, but were in much better shape than those in Adriatic coast of the Balkans. Such is the case when meandering a bit north of Figueres, nearly towards La Jonquera at the French border, and then veering sharply to the right, further up in to the foothills of the Pyrenees to get to Cantallops. The name for English speakers might sound like, “cantaloupes”, but it’s anything but. If you take it at face value, in Catalan it means, “singing at wolves”. Read the full article