Hello, Sunshine!

We were sorry to leave Brittany, but the brilliant sun and cloudless blue skies over the Île de Ré have brightened our moods considerably. Our rental in the village of Sainte-Marie-de-Ré is a perfect spot for enjoying this delightful weather. Large doors let in the sun and can be fully opened, making it feel like […]

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Farewell to Finistère

Five weeks went by in a flash! Last time we stayed for eight, and the weather got worse as the end of our stay approached, so we were ready to head south. (To lots more rain, but that was another story.) This time it was the opposite – the weather got nicer and it was […]

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Guests are Great!

Whew! Finally someone else to talk to! 😀 We had visitors last week and we took them around to see what are apparently our “greatest hits” in Brittany – we took our 2019 visitors to most of the same places. So if you come see us the next time we’re here, you know what you’re […]

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Cameret sur Mer

We had driven through the town of Cameret sur Mer several times, but never stopped to take in the sights. Last Thursday we headed out the Crozon peninsula to check it out. When we drove along the waterfront in 2019, there was two-way traffic. Now they’ve prioritized outdoor dining and pedestrians, with cars allowed in […]

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Eeny, meeny, miny, moe

A number of people have asked how we choose the places we rent, so here’s a rainy day blog post. Our rentals are generally through VRBO/Homeaway. The rentals there usually have pretty lenient cancellation policies, and all the information is in English. Our Brittany rental (which we first found on Homeaway) is through Gîtes de […]

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Beach Day!

This morning we were seriously regretting our decision to not go to the beach yesterday. On Sunday we had had a delightful visit to the Plage de Pentrez, spending half an hour in the water that had warmed as the incoming tide ran over the sun-warmed sand. Yesterday, based on a forecast of absolutely clear […]

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