Hotel Le Continental
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... I fear one owes the french an apology for whilst it isn't as Anglocised as the Costa del Sol, the evidence of "Fish & Chips" advertised and the dominant placing of Donahue's Irish pub tends to indicate that their presence has had some impact.
We sat on the wharf in the sun for Cafe and pastries, just as well we're walking bloody miles, or we'd be the size of a bus!
... and have fun. Then I started to realize something. Everyone was talking about their family trees. That's when it all made sense. I had heard that the word "Ker" is "house" in Breton and "Emma" was the name of an ancestor (eight generations from the treasurer's daughter I believe). It was not simply a few ancestors of Emma in "Keremma" but everyone in the town were descendants of Emma. Almost every single house in Keremma is a vacation home and around 400 cousins spend various ...
... that we would be staying in a B&B. No. Instead, we walked over to a tree house and were told that we would be sleeping in them that night. There were three of them and they were very cosy. It was fun and the next morning we had a lovely breakfast in the farmhouse.
Then we drove to ...
... the disappointment and have a typical huge lunch. The kids were very impressed with Brittany especially the unique tidal patterns of this coastal region. In 6 hrs, the water can move 6 mtrs high. It's very interesting to see the boats sitting in no water and come back 6 hrs later and they are floating. We went to lunch ...
... and salad. Another yummy meal.
Then we left for the Pointe du Raz - yet another end of land with high cliffs and views of the sea. Certainly Brittany is very much about the sea, seafood. Because there are many river estuaries forming great ports.
Fall is coming to Brittany with leaves turning gold and some with reddish tinges.
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Finally the pictures.
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