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Penultimate GR34 Update

Penultimate GR34 Update

Having finished all the mainland segments of Brittany's coastal trail (the GR34) and many of the islands, I'm now at 1,461 miles logged since November 2014. Here are all my GR34 photos to date. Bay of Quiberon I plan to finish the last few remaining pieces of this...

Semaine du Golfe

Semaine du Golfe

At the end of May, I was in Brittany for the biennial week-long festival, the Semaine du Golfe. This "Week of the Gulf" is a celebration of the boating history of the Gulf of Morbihan. There is no racing, but numerous other boat-related festivities, including a...

(Almost) Finished the GR34!

(Almost) Finished the GR34!

Last month, I completed the last official segment of the GR34, the trail that follows the entire coast of Brittany. I hiked from Vannes to Le Tour-du-Parc on the Presqu'île de Rhuys (Rhuys Peninsula), spotting the bike and rental car in order to hike one-way and sleep...

Brittany Vacation Rental!

Brittany Vacation Rental!

It's that time of year again to start thinking about summer rentals! My house in Baden, in the Morbihan (southern Brittany), is available for most of the summer (and in fact, year-round if you're looking to get out of town another time!) Please email me at...

Dreaming of the Tropics….

Dreaming of the Tropics….

With all this wet wintery weather in Paris, I thought a little reminder of beach days to come might serve as a welcome break. But this incredible convex beach with turquoise water is not the Caribbean, it's not the Indian Ocean. It's in Brittany! Read my post from a...

A Visit to La Salle

A Visit to La Salle

Two years ago, I wrote about a wonderful book called A Gift from Brittany, by Marjorie Price.  It’s the true story of a young American (Marjorie)’s life in the Morbihan, in southern Brittany, in the early 1960s. This is back when modernity had not yet reached these...

Celtic Music Festival Videos

Celtic Music Festival Videos

I wanted to share a couple of short videos from Lorient's Festival Interceltique this past August: Here is more information on the 2018 festival. Remember, you can bookmark my Vimeo homepage here, see my Brittany album here, my Paris album here and my Maine album...

La Semaine du Golfe Videos!

Earlier this year, I wrote about the week-long biennial boat festival in the last week of May, the Semaine du Golfe, in the Gulf of Morbihan, Brittany. Today I finally uploaded all my videos from this festival, primarily from the spectacular boat parade on the...

Festival Interceltique 2018

Festival Interceltique 2018

The Festival Interceltique, the largest Celtic music festival in the world, held in Lorient every year, is set for August 3-12, 2018! Lorient street art I was lucky enough to catch the very last night of the festivities last year, as my latest three or so weeks of...

Photos from the Brittany Coastal Trail

Photos from the Brittany Coastal Trail

My photos from my August GR34 hike are up! You can view all my photos from Vitré (Ille-et-Vilaine) to Le Bono (Morbihan) HERE. Concarneau at sunrise I estimate that I've now hiked about 1,191 miles out of a total of approximately 1,500 miles of coastline, including...

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