The Nantes-to-Brest canal and the land of Brittany

The technological advances gave nineteenth century people the sort of faith that can moves mountains. The canal connects Brest – the strategic military harbour at the westernmost tip of France, to Nantes, the historical capital of Brittany, and to the Loire valley. The Aulne is the first of five rivers whose courses were canalised. TheContinue reading “The Nantes-to-Brest canal and the land of Brittany”