Life and travel in France, 3 years & counting

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Les Rocher Sculptés, Saint Malo

Situated at 5km from Saint-Malo, there are all these figures – animals and faces, carved into the rocks.   The story behind was that a deaf and dumb priest, Abbot … Continue reading

May 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

Saint-Malo: La Ville Intra-Muros

We used Saint Malo as our base when we visited Mont Saint Michel back in April. Merely at 55km from Mont Saint Michel, Saint Malo is one of the closest … Continue reading

May 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

Vitré: a trip with regret…

(This is the third part of our weekend trip, for the first 2 parts, see here: Rennes & Fougères )   The last stop of our trip was Vitré. It … Continue reading

March 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

Fougères: Ville d’Art et d’Histoire

Located half an hour drive from Rennes (~50km) is Fougères, a small commune famous for its château.   Along with Vitré, Clisson, Ancenis, Châteaubriant, to name a few, Fougères lay … Continue reading

March 16, 2015 · 4 Comments

Parlement de Bretagne, Rennes

When we visited Rennes, we booked a guided tour with the tourist office to visit the Parlement of Brittany. The tour was in French and it lasted an hour and … Continue reading

March 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

Rennes: Capital of Brittany

Before we move to Paris, there is this one trip I do not want to miss. Following my planning a while ago, we did a weekend trip to Rennes and … Continue reading

March 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

Traveling planner – Rennes and surrounding

I have a few ideas of where/ how to spend a long weekend in mind but haven’t yet had the mean to actually carry them out. So I want to … Continue reading

January 23, 2015 · 5 Comments

Photo – L’oignon de Roscoff

L’oignon de Roscoff, cultivated in the Finistère region and sold over the sea to Great Britain Photo taken in St-Thégonnec, Finistère

January 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

Quimper and its cathedral

We weren’t meant to visit Quimper, the original plan was just to go to Brest. But we finished the day earlier than I thought, and Quimper is just so far … Continue reading

August 31, 2014 · Leave a comment
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