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The myth has it that prehistoric man drove wild horses and reindeer from the summit. But the archeological proof shows they didn´t.
This is the nautical radio communications centre at Pointe du Raz. It was another big coastal sky but this time coupled with a howling gale blowing in from the Atlantic. A scene both breathtaking in the visual as well as physical sense!
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Some of the most interesting landscapes, or in this seascape, are, at first look, the most gloomy. The remains of the concrete pier are, I have to admit, pretty ugly, the sky is one of those “is it going to pour down?” skies, but non the less, the place has a certain gravity – it fascinated me more than if it had had a blue sky and nice fluffy sheepy clouds. But there again, I do tend towards a certain gloom in my photography.
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The tide was out, revealing the mud banks. The sun shone through the early morning mist giving the scene a ghostly feel. It was a wonderful 30 minutes or so until the mist was burnt off and the atmosphere was gone.
The Breton culture is strong and vibrant. These girls, dressed in their Breton costumes, were taking part in a music festival in Landerneau. It seems that nearly everyone in Brittany plays an active part in keeping their culture alive.