Enchanting Mount Saint-Michel – Part 2 – The French skull with a hole

After a visit to Mount Saint-Michel, in France, my daughter Clara and I were impressed with the beauty seen in only two days and with all the fantastic tales we had heard. Perhaps the most fantastic of them all is the legend of Saint Aubert, an 8th-century bishop in the nearby village of Avranches, a man so pious and religious that people believed he performed … Continue reading Enchanting Mount Saint-Michel – Part 2 – The French skull with a hole

Enchanting Mount Saint-Michel Part 1 – A long overdue visit

Some places we visit enrich us with good moments, good memories and good pictures to show back home. Some others have a deeper effect on us – they change the way we feel,  how we see things. Mount Saint-Michel, in France, was one of those places. I knew that Mount Saint-Michel is one of Europe’s most famous landmarks. I had also heard of the huge … Continue reading Enchanting Mount Saint-Michel Part 1 – A long overdue visit