It’s been a rather terrifying couple of days in Northeastern Catalonia. On Sunday afternoon fires broke out at the top of Alt Empordà which moved at great speed due to strong Tramuntana winds. Alt Empordà is a county of Catalonia that borders France, holds the much lauded Costa Brava beaches by the Mediterranean, and of course has a great deal of great wine. All signs point to these two fires in Portbou and la Jonquera being started by carelessly tossed cigarette butts. The one in la Jonquera was the most […]
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