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Corsica, The Pearl Of Mediterrean EP:3 The Plant World

The maquis is the Mediterranean scrubland which symbolizes Corsica and covers two-thirds of its landmass. This impenetrable, lush and highly-perfumed environment is a marvel when it flowers in the spring. In this weet-smelling universe, locals cultivate the emblematic olive tree, which produces the “gold” of Corsica. They maintain trees which were first planted in the 16th century, they harvest chestnuts as foodstuff for both man and beast, they even have tended vines since antiquity...

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