Well sunny times are back in Brittany or Bretagne or Breizh (Breton language), and the crowds are beginning to invade. Plenty of time for locals to partage and enjoy the activities thus. Always welcome sight to see folks in, meaning business is good, jobs are preserve,and all is more the merrier.
Some of the activities coming up are at Hennebont (see my next entry on this town), the mediéval de Hennebont are next July 28 and 29 2012; dont missed them ,they are awesome, and my family will enjoy it too. www.medievales-hennebont.com
One of the best zoo or animal park in France is here ,nearby Branfere. Nature and wild life at its closest best. see it at www.branfere.com
you can see two great stone sites, very much revered in this part of France, one is at Petit Mont, at Arzon, and the other is the Gavrinis that needs a boat ride from Lamor Baden. Both sites to follow. www.petit-mont.info and www.gavrinis.info
At Lorient, the musée de la Compagnie des Indes is having a great exhibition on Japon in Brittany. Lasting until Sept 2 2012. see it all at http://musee.lorient.fr/Detail_agenda_du_musee.1881+M546b8026709.0.html?&tx_agendasgl_pi1[backid]=1880&tx_agendasgl_pi1[event]=24289
We will have the musicales du Golfe from Auguts 1-13, 2012 at 10 different towns in the Morbihan department (Séné,Elven,Vannes, ile d’Arz, Surzur, Baden, Saint Avé, Arradon, Plougoumelen and Theix). See the program at www.musicalesdugolfe.com
The jazz festival at Vannes with guest star Yuri Buenaventura will be from JUly 30 to August 4; This is the 33rd edition, more at www.jazzvannes.fr
Shopping sales started from June 27 and continue at shopping Center in Lorient, the Espace Nayel, alongside the quais port area, see it at www.espacenayel.fr
For fishes in lorient the biggest fishmarket in the area, go to La Maison du Poisson, the house of fishes. You need to buy 3 min per person, they have it read cook for you, tasting areas, and spaces for self service. Open from Tuesdays to Saturdays hours 9h to 13h anbd 15h30 to 19h30, at rond point de la BSM, Rue Fachon, Lorient. www.lamaisondupoisson-lorient.com
For a more dazzling attempt of fun do the speedair parachustist, fast speed parachute flight in tandem with a pro drop from 2000 meters at more than 200 kph or about 120 MPH. you can get info and reservation at www.speedairparachutisme.com
Pour relaxer go to the Spa at Guidel plage about 15 kms from Lorient, open 7 days a week, forme, detente,well being, and vitality all along a nice place along the coast. More in French at http://www.spa-oceane.com/spa-guidel-presentation.php
While above, try one that is highly recommended, for a nice galette or salad while seeing the jet skis, boats,kites and beautiful people , the Le Moulin de la Galette, Le Bas Pouldu, 56520 Guidel more info at www.moulindelagalette.com
Plenty to have fun in the Morbihan and Brittany in general during this wonderful summer. See you around soon. Cheers.