En Bretagne, Le “Peuple des Dunes” Défend Son Sable

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Feb
14

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Célèbre corps de garde du Ménez Ham au milieu d’un chaos de granite; Menez Ham Kerlouan, Bretagne, France.
Le poste de guet fut construit fin 17e siècle lors de la mise en place du système de défense côtière de Vauban. L’édifice doit son toit en pierre aux vols répétés du bois de la charpente par les habitants à chaque relève de la garde. C’était là un précieux combustible. Le poste de guet est situé à un endroit un peu élevé : 20 mètres au dessus du niveau de la mer, d’où son rôle statégique dans le guet de la mer. L’authentique village de Ménez Ham, conservé en l’état depuis le 19e siècle, est installé sur une pointe rocheuse, au pied d’un énorme chaos granitique qui le protège de la mer et des vents d’Ouest. Captions: Patrimoine Région Bretagne. Photo source: ©© Larvor

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A la belle saison, l’archipel des Sept-Iles est un lieu de villégiature très couru. Fous de Bassan, cormorans huppés, petits pingouins, guillemots de Troïl, fulmars boréaux, goélands ou encore puffins des Anglais se pressent sur ce littoral des Côtes-d’Armor. C’est pour eux et les stars locales, une colonie de phoques, des habitués, et les macareux moines, et pour tout le secteur de la pêche et du tourisme aussi, que le collectif le Peuple des dunes se bat…

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Le Peuple des dunes sur la plage à Erdeven mise en place des lettres de la fresque humaine (en inclusion). Photo source: ©© Bruno Corpet

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