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Ploumanac’h,  Brittany,  September 2016

This quaint building with devil-like grotesques and welcoming aqua-coloured doors rests on the pink granite coast of Brittany, between the village and the lighthouse of Ploumanac’h.

I believe the cheeky grotesques that adorn the roof, are one of the Breton races of little people.  These 900-year-old Korrigans are bearded natives who flaunt their pointed ears, and stomp their hooves during their nightly dances around fires along the coastline.



aDSC_0636_ppCopyright Debbie Smyth, 20 October 2016



Part of Thursday Doors


24 replies »

  1. I’d love to get to Brittany one day. We were blessed to get to Normandy to visit Omaha Beach and the surrounding areas a few years ago. My f-i-l landed there on D-Day, so it was a special time.

    Love the shot.



  2. This building is temple-like. Were you able to go in? Or, is it part of a wall and this is an entryway? Very intriguing sitting out there all alone…


  3. Ah a lovely spot – Bretagne is on my list:) Somehow that area spekas to me, maybe also because of the World War II stories. Have a great weekend!
    You are missed at ALL SEASONS (a small name change) – so i’ll try to remember, to send you a reminder on Saturday:)


    • This was my last morning in Brittany – I got up early and dashed out for a stroll along the coastal path and the sun was kind that morning. Isn’t this a gorgeous part of France!

      On Thu, Oct 20, 2016 at 4:12 PM, Travel with Intent wrote:


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