Grand Celtic Tour 2015, part 3

It is nice and sunny when we arrive in Cairnryan, so we have a lovely drive to Dumfries, where we will be staying a few days. Of course there is a lot of traffic from the ferry going the same way, so the road is busy. Accommodation Originally I had booked a room in a...

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...

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...