Friday, September 30, 2022

Almost an island

This photo was, I believe, taken at the Pointe de Dinan on the Presqu'île de Crozon in Finistère (Land's End), the westernmost part of Bretagne (Brittany).

A stone arch at the Pointe de Dinan, Brittany. Digitized color slide, January 1992.

The word presqu'île translates to "peninsula" in English; the literal translation is "almost island." After walking around a little and taking in the views from the cold, windswept cliffs, we went into the town of Crozon to look for a hotel and a place to eat. The restaurant we found was a modern pizzeria and it was buzzing with people. The pizza was delicious, if my memory is correct.

6 comments:

  1. Oh, my goodness, I never knew that presqu'île meant peninsula!

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  2. What a beautiful spot! There's always something or some place that I wished I had seen. This in one of them for sure.

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  3. I didn’t know the coast of Britany was so beautiful!

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  4. mitch, gasp!

    judy, we never stop learning!

    evelyn, my photos don't do it justice. It reminded me of certain parts of the California coast.

    chm, I think it's very beautiful!

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