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Brittany 2003

Mont St Michel

 

 

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taken August 23 2003

 

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The lower street of Mont St Michel were packed with souvenir and specialist shops .. and packed with huge numbers of tourists.

 

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A particularly striking roofscape could be see from the entrance.

 

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The press in on in the narrow street!

 

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These two photographs reflect Mt St Michel's enormous popularity as a religious destination, but even more as a tourist stop .. a world class honeypot!

 

Cars are parked on the higher parts of the foreshore, and coaches and brave cars have a spot nearer the mount, but in danger of inundation!

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