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

After a visit to Mount Saint-Michel, in France, my daughter Clara and I were impressed by the beauty and the fantastic tales we had heard there. Perhaps the most fantastic of all is the legend of Saint Aubert, an 8th-century bishop in the nearby village of Avranches, a man so pious and religious that he was believed to  perform miracles. Legend tells that Aubert saw … Continue reading Enchanting Mount Saint-Michel – Part 2 – The 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 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 of the … Continue reading Enchanting Mount Saint-Michel Part 1 – A long overdue visit