Grand Celtic Tour 2015, part 2

Crossing In Roscoff we boarded a ferry of Brittany Ferries. They sail once a week from Roscoff to Cork. Sailing times depend on the time of high tide, as we found out. We arrived at the harbour around 6 in the evening. We were supposed to sail around 10 o’clock...

Grand Celtic Tour 2015, part 1

This year we were quite adventurous with our holiday, visiting a lot of new places, in different countries, all with a Celtic connection. As this means I have a lot to describe, it will come out as a serial. En route Brittany is the first of the regions we are going...

Tourism and handicap

If you want to go on holiday in a wheelchair you encounter all kinds of things. Not everyone tends to understand the needs of a disabled person or his/her carer. Quite often you have to improvise, adapt to want you find, use the possibilities. Usually the devil is...

Back to Brittany, part two

As usual we could have stayed much longer in Brittany, even if the weather is not always as lovely as it was this time. In this case it was only a long detour to our other holiday destination. So after four days I pack everything in the car again and we continue our...

Back to Brittany, part one

In this first holiday diary for this blog we return to Brittany in France. France’s West Country, complete with Cornwall, which is called Cornouaille here, and Land’s End, or Finistère. However, here Cornouaille is a part of Finistère rather than the other...