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France's Wild West - 2: Brittany: Carnac/La Trinité-sur-Mer & Locmariaquer
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Mar 14, 2019 16:00:45   #
weberwest (a regular here)
 
The 3 attractive fishing villages CARNAC, TRINITÉ-sur-MER and LOCMARIAQUER abut the Quiberon Bay, Carnac is additionally renowned for its extensive fields of megalithic stones dating back to 3300 BC or even earlier. These numerous fields also extend over to La Trinité-sur-Mer, they form the largest such collection in the world.

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2272 - Carnac: Megalilthic stone fields
2272 - Carnac: Megalilthic stone fields...
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2309 - Carnac: Forest road in the Carnac stone fields, leading to the "Giant"
2309 - Carnac: Forest road in the Carnac stone fie...
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2281 - Carnac: Megalithic Standing Stones
2281 - Carnac: Megalithic Standing Stones...
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2292 - Carnac: Giant Megalithic Standing Stone
2292 - Carnac: Giant Megalithic Standing Stone...
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2332 - Carnac: At the beach
2332 - Carnac: At the beach...
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2318 - La Trinité-sur-Mer: Port at the RivIère de Crac'h
2318 - La Trinité-sur-Mer: Port at the RivIère de ...
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2323 - La Trinité-sur-Mer: Canned sardines at the La Belle-Iloise shop
2323 - La Trinité-sur-Mer: Canned sardines at the ...
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2486 - Locmariaquer: Pleasure craft harbor at low tide
2486 - Locmariaquer: Pleasure craft harbor at low ...
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2470 - Locmariaquer: Notre Dame de Kerdro church: Romanesque style church built 1082-1120
2470 - Locmariaquer: Notre Dame de Kerdro church: ...
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2496 - Locmariaquer: Purple and white flowers
2496 - Locmariaquer: Purple and white flowers...
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Mar 14, 2019 16:04:25   #
photophile (a regular here)
 
weberwest wrote:
The 3 attractive fishing villages CARNAC, TRINITÉ-sur-MER and LOCMARIAQUER abut the Quiberon Bay, Carnac is additionally renowned for its extensive fields of megalithic stones dating back to 3300 BC or even earlier. These numerous fields also extend over to La Trinité-sur-Mer, they form the largest such collection in the world.

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I favor the forest road and the flowers.

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Mar 14, 2019 16:13:32   #
weberwest (a regular here)
 
photophile wrote:
I favor the forest road and the flowers.


Thank you photophile for visiting.

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Mar 14, 2019 16:21:28   #
RichardTaylor (a regular here)
 
Very nice set.

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Mar 14, 2019 16:50:00   #
JimBart
 
Excellent set. It all brings back memories of work assignments in France for lengthy time periods. Thanks for showing.

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Mar 14, 2019 18:02:48   #
NMGal (a regular here)
 
Beautiful set. Is some of that stonework on the church original?

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Mar 14, 2019 18:30:59   #
weberwest (a regular here)
 
RichardTaylor wrote:
Very nice set.


Thank you Richard - it is a pleasure to have you on board!

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Mar 14, 2019 18:32:11   #
weberwest (a regular here)
 
JimBart wrote:
Excellent set. It all brings back memories of work assignments in France for lengthy time periods. Thanks for showing.


Thanks Jim - that's what photos are good at: bringing back memories - and great if the memories are good!

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Mar 14, 2019 18:35:02   #
weberwest (a regular here)
 
NMGal wrote:
Beautiful set. Is some of that stonework on the church original?


Thanks NMGal - I just looked up the description of the church on Wiki - sounds like part of the church were renovated in the 17th and 18th century, so part of the walls might be original.

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Mar 14, 2019 18:42:50   #
artBob (a regular here)
 
I enjoyed seeing this place thanks to your clear photos.

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Mar 14, 2019 19:11:39   #
weberwest (a regular here)
 
artBob wrote:
I enjoyed seeing this place thanks to your clear photos.


Thanks artBob.

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Mar 15, 2019 05:54:25   #
johneccles
 
I know that area very well and you captured the atmosphere spot on.

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Mar 15, 2019 06:29:55   #
steve49 (a regular here)
 
well done. Love France!

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Mar 15, 2019 07:21:46   #
jaymatt (a regular here)
 
All nice photos--my favorites are six, seven and eight.

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Mar 15, 2019 08:16:26   #
ltj123
 
Great well done variety!

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