Brest: Swimming is Prohibited at Moulin-Blanc

Following a problem of repression of sewage, swimming is prohibited beach of Moulin-Blanc (first post) in Brest since Thursday, June 28, 2018 and until further notice. The town of Brest decided on Thursday 28th June, 2018 to temporarily prohibit and until further notice th ebathing  beach of Moulin-Blanc (first post). A decision that follows a defect on a sewage discharge …

Brest: Two Elephants Wander into Town

Two elephants from Amar circus were seen and photographed running free at the commercial port in Brest. The circus says it was a walk. “It’s nice but impressive.” Big surprise for Yvon downhill drive to the commercial port of Brest, on Thursday afternoon. “I first saw an elephant, against the wall railings. I thought he was attached. Then …

Brest: A German Submarine in the Castle

The submersible was used to spy on the French coast during World War II. How is is found among the marine museum collections? “This is probably the most impressive part of the museum,” said Jean-Yves Besselièvre, Marine Museum administrator of Brest. Being eleven meters long, six tons and two torpedoes -  “false, of course”  - it is true that …

Near Brest, an Exceptional Archaeological Site

Objects more than 14 000 years ago were discovered in Plougastel-Daoulas (29). They are the oldest traces of art ever discovered in Britain, treasure trove for archaeologists. This is a (very) large stone, well known to climbers. In the wood Kerérault, Plougastel-Daoulas (Finistère), the Rock of the Empress recently gained international notoriety. It was there, …

Near Brest, a Major Archaeological Discovery

Scientists have uncovered the artistic traces of the Upper Paleolithic in Plougastel-Daoulas (Finistère). Besides being very rare in Europe, they are also the oldest of its kind in Brittany. “An exceptional archaeological value. “ Nearly four years since Nicolas Naudinot, research professor at the University Côte d’Azur CEPAM-CNRS, working on the site of the Empress …

Troadec case: A Hypothetical Treasure, other Human Remains

Investigators are still trying to determine whether a “treasure” is hidden behind the murder of four members of the Troadec family in Orvault (Loire-Atlantique), including new remains which were found Thursday in the farm of the main suspect in Pont-de-Buis-lès-Quimerch (Finistère). The treasure. The loot. Gold. The mother of Pascal Troadec, the father murdered, and …