“Photos: Brittany” subsection
Saint-Malo by day, a panorama of the walled city, the two Bés under the clouds or a blue sky, the fort National (1 - 2), a sailboat meeting a freighter. The harbour beacon.
The Rochebonne beach on a winter day: (1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5).
Pink Granite Coast
Perros–Guirec harbour at sunrise (1 - 2 - 3), under the clouds and with a white sun ray, fish in the harbour.
A mauve sunrise (1 - 2), another one changing as time passes (1 - 2 - 3 - 4).
The harbour before sunrise, and coloured pink afterwards.
In Trébeurden, the Milliau island, pink clouds and the Castel cape at dusk. The beach and holes of clear water, colourful buoy flags. A rock like a moai in Trébeurden, piles of round stones in Île-Grande.
Aber Wrac’h Two panoramas of Aber Wrac’h, one during the day, the other at sunset. A mooring at sunset, an abandoned passenger boat and two abandoned fishing boats, the Île Vierge lighthouse (1 - 2), the lighthouse lit-up, the islands of the Aber, Wrac’h island during a king tide, the La Malouine and La Pendante rocks and the cormorants that roost on them, a sail in front of the sun, then overtaking it. Another sunset with pink fog. Still another sunset, with orange masts, the reflection of the setting sunlight, and boats coming back to the harbour. Other boats moored inland at sunset. An old gaffer. A patch of fog at sunset. The Tromenec chapel.
Guissény, Kerlouan & Brignogan The Curnic pond, its reed beds and plumes shining in the sun.
In the Tressény bay, a breakwater, its worn out wood, and shellfish. A calvary in the fog, a shelduck and a little egret, traces on the sand. A sunset over the river Quillimadec.
Waves, common shelducks and eurasian curlew in Brignogan beach.
Brest harbourBrest, La Recouvrance sailing in the harbour, Brest town hall, the blue-green water of the harbour, the sun rays coming through clouds. The northern part of the harbour and the Iroise bridge.
The trade harbour, the hull of a sailboat next to the cranes, the tall ship Fryderyk Chopin, the pilot cutter Marie-Fernand, the Abeille Flandre tugboat (1 - 2 - 3 - 4), the Abeille Bourbon tugboat, a decoration on the hull of the Chient Vert sailboat, cranes in the harbour, a foreign boat.
ShipsLa Recouvrance: rigging, sails, ropes, pulleys, the view from the ship, and water along its rail. On another trip: its figurehead, Notre-Dame de Rumengol, the Pointe Saint-Mathieu.
Bergère de Domrémy: sailing in the trade harbour, under the Albert–Louppe bridge, to Camaret and in the harbour with La Recouvrance. Restoration of the mast. Day trip to Camaret: in the Goulet, in Camaret, getting back running downwind. To Landerneau and back again : up the Élorn river, down the Élorn river at sunrise (1 - 2). Sailing around Trébéron and Île des Morts islands. Meeting other boats, like La Mouette. Maintenance of the boat: painting pulleys, careening starboard and port sides. Bergère de Domrémy in Plougastel.
Notre-Dame de Rumengol: Portzic lighthouse seen from Notre-Dame de Rumengol. Careening the boat: day 1, day 2.
Saint-Guénolé: the ship and its sails.
Brest 2008La Recouvrance, various ships, the Corentin, various ships including the Tara. The Kruzenshtern, Mircea, Cisne Branco, Le Renard, Earl of Pembroke, Kaskelot, Anna Rogde, Lotos, Tecla, Freedom, Abel Tasman, Catherina, Étoile Molène, Pen Duick, various small ships, Jacob Meindert - Pedro Doncke, La Cancalaise, Viola, Vietnamese boats, ensemble views, Saint-Guénolé & Ibis, Regina Maris, La Recouvrance (1 - 2), Britair, Foncia & Groupama2, lateen, Petrine & Jantje, Takeru, Swaensborgh, Zuiderzee & Sigandor, Moonbeam III (1 - 2), Lindheim Sunds, Matthew, various ships, Cala Milló, Belle Étoile & Charles Marie, jangadas & junks, Constantia, Iris, Hendrika Bartelds, Wytske Eelkje & Zephyr, ensemble views, big boats, Baltic Beauty, yawls, O’abandonado & Tina Husted, Vietnamese boats, fishing boats, various boats (1 - 2 - 3 - 4), last images.
Le Goulet A panorama, the cliffs, the forts, seen from a german bunker, from the Belvédère (1 - 2 - 3) or seen from the harbour. The Sainte-Anne lighthouse: with the the Queen Mary 2, dans le brouillard. The Cormorandière rock. The coastal track leading to the Sainte-Anne duPortzic cove. The outlook towards the Toulinguet head, a pilot boat guiding a freighter. The entrance of the Goulet on the sea side, with the Petit Minou lighthouse (1 - 2 - 3) and beach and its waves. A linear cloud above the Goulet.
The Bertheaume cove: the Dalbosc cove, a cruise ship seen from the beach. Trégana beach, its waves, unfurling, splashing on rocks and glistening in the sun. The Amerigo Vespucci sailship, a veil of fog, the Bertheaume fort.
The pointe Saint-Mathieu, its lighthouse and ruined abbey. The Corsen cape: its sand cove, granite rocks, the coast towards the north, a sunset.
The Kerloas menhir.
Iroise sea lighthouses Sunset in Le Conquet, sailing from Le Conquet to Les Pierres Noires. Les Pierres Noires lighthouse, sky reflected on water. La Jument lighthouse on a blue sky or grey sky backdrop, Nividic lighthouse, Créac’h lighthouse, Kéréon lighthouse and Le Four lighthouse.
Roscanvel peninsula The cranes of the harbour of Brest, the quarantine islands, the misty harbour.
The Espagnols head, the Cormorandière rock, the Espagnols head fort, the view from the Espagnols head (1 - 2).
The Cornouaille head, the creased cliffs, the bunkers and the constructions.
The Cornouaille fort seen from the land and from the sea.
The Capucins fort, its bridge above clear water, its crumbling buildings, rusty metal, a tunnel, the rock and its bunkers seen from the sea, a neighbouring rock and its outlook on the Camaret bay.
The creased cliffs, the Fraternité fort seen from the land and from the sea. The old gaffer Belle-Étoile. The Pen Hir head and the Tas de Pois.
South of the Crozon peninsulaThe Dinan castle, its rock bridge going over water, its swirling waves and its views. The Lostmarc’h head (1 - 2 - 3), its oppidum and its megalithic alignment (1 - 2 - 3). The St Hernot head and its clear water (1 - 2). On the Postolonnec beach, creased rock, a smooth stone, a beached object, in fact a huge engine and a rudder from a wrecked trawler.
Kerity harbour, the Eckmühl lighthouse (1 - 2 - 3) and the view from the top of the lighthouse (1 - 2 - 3 - 4).
In Saint–Guénolé, granite blocks beaten by waves (1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6), a calvary.
The pointe de la Torche, its kites and waves.
A lone fisherman, the reflection of a trawler and a rusty trawler door.
A sand beach, shallow water and an island.
The old stones of a fountain in Locronan.
Inland: the Vauban gate, the Goulphar lighthouse, panoramas taken from the lighthouse (1 - 2 - 3), the cylindrical hollow inside the lighthouse.
A shady path with a view of the countryside, and a glimpse of the sea.
Sailing aboard Lola of Skagen
From Belle-Île-en-Mer to Douarnenez Day 2: arrival in Belle-Île-en-Mer.
Day 3: Belle-Île-en-Mer coast, young northern gannets.
Day 4: Groix island and Glénan islands.
Day 5: sunrise, squalls, Pen Duick III, Raz de Sein, Camaret.
Day 6: leaving Camaret, going through Tas de Pois rocks and around Chèvre cape. Arrival in Douarnenez.
Day 7: steam tugboat St Denys, steam-powered boats, sailing in Douarnenez bay.
Day 8: the bisquines La Cancalaise and La Granvillaise.
Day 9: the coast of the Crozon peninsula and back to Port-Rhu.
Around Brittany Starting in Lorient.
Day 1: along the Glénan islands.
Day 2: Lesconil at sunrise, common dolphins (1 - 2), Sein island under clouds, Sein island lighthouse.
Day 3: Sein island in the fog, walking around the island, leaving for Aber Wrac’h.
Day 5: Batz island lighthouse, cycling around the island, swan, ducks and coots and a sunset.
Day 6: along the Sept-Îles, the mouth of the Tréguier river and its sunset.
Day 7: a common chiffchaff, arrival in Jersey.
Day 8: Saint Helier harbour, Elizabeth castle and Saint Aubin’s bay.
Day 9: Grand Jardin lighthouse, Saint-Servan & Dinard, and arrival in Saint-Malo.
Dinan harbour, seen from the city walls, its old stone bridge and its viaduct. The very steep rue du port and the Jerzual gate. The sculpted wood elements of the facades. Two buildings lit by the setting sun, light from stained glasses on the floor of the church.