Trip Start Sep 04, 2006
Trip End Dec 24, 2006

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Thursday, September 7, 2006

Brest (yes, pronounced like that), on the other hand, is not a beautiful city. It was destroyed completely in WWII and rebuilt in the 50's and since, apparently entirely out of concrete. The landscape around it is beautiful, but not the city itself. We got to the hotel Thursday night, ate dinner (in the French manner - three courses with wine and bread), and couldn't find anything better to do than walk around trying to find the ocean. We asked the hotel receptionist how to get there after a while, and when she told us it was 3 km, a few of us, including me, gave up and went upstairs to watch the only English things on TV, which were CNN International and a movie with Willie Nelson subtitled in French. The cathedral was very interesting, though - sort of a modernist design (and almost completely full for Saturday evening Mass).
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