Posts Tagged ‘Finistere’

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Autumn breaks in France

The autumn months are a great time to visit France – major tourist attractions like Mont Saint Michel and the Chateaux of the Loire are less crowded, there is delicious…

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Huelgoat

Merlin, Myths and Magic

Gillian Thornton’s travels and curiosity took her to Huelgoat – the enchanting gateway to Finistère’s Monts d’Arrée and within easy reach of Roscoff. Turning down the path beside the solid…

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Onion Johnnies in Lond

Last of the Onion Johnnies

Chris Rundle met the French door-to-door salesman who for many years was a familiar face in England as the man who really knew his onions. The ageing process – and…

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Pont Aven, Brittany, France

Cornouaille – Brittany’s Cornwall

Gillian Thornton paints a picture of Pont-Aven and other attractions in the heart of Cornouaille, southern Brittany. The History of Cornouaille It’s no coincidence that Cornouaille sounds rather like Cornwall…

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