Mount Saint Michel part II – The skull with a hole

After visiting Mount Saint-Michel in France, my daughter Clara and I were impressed by the fantastic tales we had heard there. Perhaps the most fantastic of all is the legend of Saint Aubert, an 8th-century bishop of the nearby village of Avranches, a man so pious and religious that he was believed to  perform miracles. Legend tells that Aubert saw Archangel Michael in a dream, and … Continue reading Mount Saint Michel part II – The skull with a hole

Mont Saint MicheI, France, Part I – A long overdue visit

Some places we visit enrich us with good moments, good memories and good pictures to show our people back home. Some others have a deeper effect on us – they change the way we feel and how we see things. Mount Saint-Michel, in France, was one of those. I knew that Mount Saint-Michel is one of Europe’s most famous landmarks. But I had also heard … Continue reading Mont Saint MicheI, France, Part I – A long overdue visit