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A peak on the far western edge of the Black Mountains. 1,083ft. Overlooks the Baie de Douarnenez to the south and the River Aulne to the north. Sacred in Celtic lore, the mountain is also the land of the korrigans and of the elves of Amorican popular belief and ...
First stop on another big driving day was the historic fishing village of Camaret sur mer. A lovely drive on single lane roads passing through little settlements and villages with houses to the edge of the road and well kept houses with little to distinguish the historic from the old and modern.
The book tells us that the English love to holiday here and it is easy to see ...
... of the teens and kids. You guessed right. We ate crêpes. There were actually several other kids around my age and it was always a great environment. After sharing some music and talking a while we finally all went to bed. I shared a room with two other boys my age, cousins of the family who I traveled with.
The first morning started with a great French breakfast of bread, coffee served in a bowl, and crêpes. Then I ventured out by bicycle (an old yellow bicycle with ...
... ended in the port. This city was mostly destroyed by allied bombing raids in WW II, and the rebuilding is more modern than the surrounding towns. The port was significant in the mid 20th century and continues to be today. There are many large cranes along the sea walls.
As usual Steven and I found some good comfort food at the les Quatre Vents - The Four Winds. We had a lunch of sautéed pork with two mustard sauces ...
... and an odd cairn or tumulus (hill or mound that is the burial site of a Neolithic Chieftain). We had lunch sitting at Le Geant du Manio (a giant menhir compared to most of the others which are only around thigh high), and the quadrangle which is aligned in a rectangle rather than rows. There are many theories as to what these strange rock formations are and how they were made. What is their purpose? Spiritual, sacred, astrological. My favourite story was one Mikey ...