Les Gens de Mer Hotel-restaurant
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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!
... functioning brakes) to see the beach. We were only around three minutes by bike from the beach. The photos simply can't do the appearance of a Breton beach justice. There are several rock formations and even bunkers from WWII on the beaches in Brittany. There were an unbelievable amount of shells and Brittany is also very well known for its seafood and crabs (behind Maryland, of course).
There was also a little club next to the beach where all the young people would meet ...
... monastery as it would have been hundreds of years ago. There is still a religious order operating and they were saying Mass while we were there. It is one of the most popular tourist destinations in France. It is an amazing place.
That evening we went to some friends of Stefan and ...
... 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.
All the best Chuck
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