On the Farm in Finistère – Sept./Oct. 2018

Dear Readers,

This morning I finally got around to editing the 200+ photos I wanted to share with you all from my time in French Brittany, in the Finistère region.  Specifically the area of Cape Sizun, from last September/October.  This was my second time visiting this area, and even though I only spent one week there, it seemed like a month, or another lifetime.  For more images from my trip there in 2017 click here.

In this area of France on the North Western Coast of Europe, it rains a lot.  It is very windy, and damp and clammy. But, it is also one of the most beautiful places I have ever visited.  When the sun shines, magic happens. The colours are vibrant and the sea indescribable.  The cliffs and rock formations that line the coast are so beautiful and intriguing.  They look different in every type of light and time of day.  It is a cliché to say this, but nature really is my muse.

” Look at that sea girls, all silver and shadow and vision of things not seen. We couldn’t enjoy its loveliness any more if we had millions of dollars and ropes of diamonds. ” – Lucy Maud Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables. 

On this trip, I made sure to do the few things I did not do last time: 1. Swim in the freezing cold sea ( and get stung by a sand fish )  2. Go to a craft beer festival in the pouring rain and wind ( and get stuck in the muddy parking lot/farmers field ) and 3. Hike the coastline to the Pointe du Raz, Frances’ most Western tip ( even though I had a sprained ankle ).  It was all more than worth it, and gave me experiences and life lessons to take home with me.  I think those 8 days at the sea contributed to getting me through the winter months, and gave me strength now into the new year.

A huge thanks again to Camille and Thomas, Moh and Fidji, and all their chickens, neighbours and acquaintances for hosting us.  And congratulations to My Matthieu for hand shaping, forming and painting his first surfboard from scratch. With guidance of course from Thomas the pro.  You all helped my week there, yet again, to be  rejuvenating, relaxing and refreshing. Until next time …


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