A sociologist described the peoples living on the edge of the delta as more utopian than others. In literature utopia is sometimes represented by a group of people living in an imaginary place, happy and in harmony… At the end of a small road in Camargue, there is Piémanson Beach. For a long time, people from Arles are camping during their family weekend. Piémanson became the symbol of collective ownership and popular space in the name of freedom, usability and the right to live off the land for a while. By sedentarization every summer for four months, some of them refuse the conventions dicted by the “authority”.
October 18, 2014