Photo of the Week: Early Morning in Dinan, France

Strolling the cobblestone streets of Dinan, France just after sunrise, before anyone else is up, is an enchanting experience. With difficulty I try to imagine this quiet north-western French town as a focal point of the tumultuous Medieval struggle between the Duchy of Brittany and the King of France. But the tall stone fortifications as well as the locals’—known as dinannais and dinannaises—strong sense of pride for their town remind me of this place’s rich past. The town is recognized by the Ministry of Culture as a “city of history and of the arts,” and it’s easy to see...

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