Category Archives: Historic
“Today I am going to walk along the bottom of a Lake”, What’s your plan?
Sounds bizarre I know but a 10km hike along the bottom of a lake is exactly what is going through my mind. Walking along the old canal path submerged since the 1930’s, viewing the remains of the old locks and … Continue reading
Tromenie of Locronan
It only happens once every six years and I expect it only happens in 30 degree heat for one in six of those. You have to admire the resilience of all of the hundreds of people who took part in … Continue reading
Locronan: Breton Petite Cité de Caractère
One of the wonderful things about Brittany is the old houses you see in all of the towns and cities in the region. So many medieval buildings have remained that you are spoiled for choice when visiting. One of the … Continue reading
Coastal walk with an adventure if you want it.
North of Camaret sur Mer on the Crozon Penninsula is the Pointe des Espagnols. This is the Northern most point of the Roscanvel Peninsula. It gets its name from Spaniards who landed there in 1594. They were dislodged after several … Continue reading