Every day in Brittany can’t be sunny, but that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t go for a hike! We headed out toward the southern tip of the “trident” at the end of the Crozon peninsula and something unexpected appeared…
But what caught our attention first:
The naval architect may be retired, but ship artifacts will still be a strong draw to a memorial to the 638 French merchant ships lost in WWII. (M is, of course, interested in all WWII historical sites.) One of the anchors was from a Liberty Ship. J toured one of the last Liberty ships back in San Francisco in 1982…
There are German bunkers, and Allied bomb craters, all along the coast.
Out at the point is a memorial as well:
3 thoughts on “Hiking Crozon: Pointe de Pen Hir”
So interesting! Did you happen to run into two American’s walking the coast? Been following the 15-day trek of Elizabeth Gilbert (Author of Eat, Pray, Love) through Brittany. Between her posts and your blog wondering why I am not visiting you in Brittany as well!
Come on over!
Not sure about the specific type of sailboats, or the regatta, but most high-end race boats use a carbon-fiber-based sailcloth these days. Hence, black sails!
Those cliffs! Amazing!!!