Jean de Beurre writes - "We had many holidays in the Capcir area of the Pyrenees which is very popular with French tourists but virtually unknown by British visitors. Much of the mountain countryside is like Scotland - rocky peaks and pine forests but it has a different climate. I love it there. And spring is descriptive of the time of year that the story takes place but is of course also symbolic of new beginnings..."
The village of "Les Angles" plays an important part in the novel Capcir Spring. This is the old part of the village: