Welcome to the photography blog of Melanie McDonald ! I'm a professional artist, my life is divided between my home in Newquay, Cornwall and my renovation project - an 18th Century farm - in North Brittany, France. My inspiration comes from the beautiful beaches, skies and seas of Cornwall, Brittany and Scotland. This is where I share my photographs, I hope it inspires you.
My Côtes d'Armor - The Pink Granite Coast
The Côte de GranitRoseor the Pink Granite Coast, is the most famous stretch of Brittany's 750 mile coastline. Naturally sculpted by the elements, pink and red granite boulders of immense and spectacular form line this stretch of shore. The atmosphere feels other-worldly, like you're exploring a fantasy film set or the planet Mars. These extraordinary rocks are either exposed to the crashing waves of the Atlantic, or lie in biomorphic lumps marooned amidst the heathery moorland. I walked the easterly route of the Sentier de Douaniers trail, near le Ranolien, which remains unspoilted by houses, allowing you to indulge in a little undisturbed nature-worshipping ....