Thursday, May 12, 2011

A Stroll by the Sea . . .

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Funny, having to post this again... looks like Blogger had a big bloblem, errrrr, problem. This was posted two days ago, and your wonderful comments disappeared as well. But I did see some of them, and I thank you for stopping in to this totally obscure little blog... Happy Friday 13th to all...
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While in Brittany at the end of April, one day it was so beautiful out that we had no choice but to set out walking along the shore. The welcoming committee quickly came to greet us ; we said, "How now, brown cow ?"
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Rocks of all shapes and sizes abound along the north Brittany coast ; sailors beware.
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A spirited conversation was taking place ; true illustration of hearing something straight from the horse's mouth.
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Castles by the sea . . .
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Slightly larger castle by the sea . . .
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24 comments:

Lorrene said...

Fantastic Photo's. Loved it.

Alistair said...

Some lovely shots as usual Owen. The final photo of the blooms of what we call 'gorse' bushes here in Scotland is very strong and i loved the impact of the red spade in the sand of the first sandcastle shot too.

cheers.

Steve said...

Beautiful. Feel like I have risen above the clouds and found fresh, clean air.

pRiyA said...

My God this is beautiful! Everything!

Gwen Buchanan said...

This beauty you have captured... if I went there I would never want to leave..

mythopolis said...

Quite beautiful, and I don't think I have ever seen a cow at the beach before!

Marginalia said...

Rumour has it the cow followed you all the way along the coast.

Anonymous said...

A beautiful break for your
beloved family and now for your blog family as well. What a wonderful stroll to take today, away from this damp, dismal, cold and drear east coast Canadian spring. I think I'll just sit and admire the view awhile and exchange a few mooving remarks with the smiling vache; the horses are too much of neigh-sayers to warrant a chat.

Library Lynne

Pastelle said...

Sont belles tes histoires d'amour et de mer... ♥

Céline said...

Il faut vraiment que je retourne en Bretagne... Tes photos donnent trop envie !!

ρομπερτ said...

Nearly as beautiful as being from another world. Thank you for this escape.



daily athens

K'line Bloom said...

La Bretagne est une région qui m'évoque totalement le chaos rencontré sur Blogger ces 2 derniers jours : mystérieuse et imprévisible !
Des forces obscures courent dans l'herbe, au pied d'un rocher ou d'un dolmen, les sirènes font échouer des marins d'un autre temps...Bises Owen ;)

margaret said...

Beautiful images. I like the solitude--the peace and seclusion of the beach, the farm animals, the sheltered mansion... The rock formations look like sculptures. Can't think of a better locale for a vacation.

Sar@h said...

Mais vous êtes venus dans le Trégor incognito !
Même si je ne suis guère assidue en commentaire, ce serait un plaisir de vous revoir.

Nadege said...

Lovely, peaceful photos Owens!

Dee Newman said...

Owen,

Blogger still has a big problem . . . not everyone is up and running, yet.

These are great photos of a beautiful area.

Laurie said...

Even better the second time around, Owen. Amazing sandcastle and loved the hiking cow!

Stickup Artist said...

What an amazing post! So colorful and full of light and freshness. Beautiful blues, oranges and greens. Plants, animals, water and sea air. Crashing waves, rocks, and flowers. I love it all from beginning to end. An amazing place done justice by an amazing photographer!!!

James said...

Looks like a wonderful time with great weather to boot! What a beautiful place!

Nathalie said...

C'est fou ce que ces lieux me parlent. Ces genêts me rappellent tous ceux que j'ai connus lors de mes vacances de pâques à St Lunaire et St Briac.

Ce sable, je n'ai pas besoin de le toucher pour connaitre sa consistance exacte, j'en ai tant fait de pâtés et de châteaux !

Cette lumière, ces couleurs, ces maisons aussi - l'architecture bretonne, ancienne et plus récente, ah vraiment ce billet c'est que du bonheur !

Nathalie said...

La seule chose qui m'étonne c'est la couleur de la vache, je les connais plutôt noires et blanches en Bretagne!

Peter said...

One must admit that France is a beautiful country! A walk one would have liked to share!

Owen said...

Ah, dear friends, I can only bow my head and thank you once again for your presence, in these trying times... be well one and all...

Merci profondement à tous pour votre présence sur cette route qui traverse un peu de brouillard... mais comme on dit en anglais :

Onward through the fog !

The Sagittarian said...

Stunning photos, loks like a fab place for a family picnic! (Sorry I' m late with the basket and the vin de rouge...)