11 août 2016

Hortensia Gardens @ Ploërmel, Bretagne.

Lac du Duc Hortensia is the symbolic plant of Brittany. In the 18 th centuary, French botanist Philibert Commerson  accompanied  Louis Antoine de Bougainville for scientific exploration & brought this plant from the Réuinon Islands ( l'île de Bourbon) . It's said that he named this plant to honour his friend Nicole -Reine Lepeautre (French astronomer & mathematician ) whose nick name was "Hortense ".Ploërmel, a tranquil town in  the Morbihan... [Lire la suite]

19 juillet 2016

Cap Fréhel , Cotes d'Armor , Brittany Coast

Cap Fréhel Cap Fréhel is located in the department of Cotes d'Armor, north-west coast of France (Brittany Coast ). This peninsula is surrounded by spectacular cliffs (70 m) which  extends from Côte d'Emeraude (Emerald Coast)  to the Golfe de Saint - Malo (Gulf of Saint- Malo). In summer, this  protected area is carpeted with magnificent magenta heather & yellow gorse. The  Cliffs of Cap Fréhel is the Migratory Bird Sanctuary. 
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