Monday, August 13, 2012

SEARCHING FOR JACQUES CARTIER IN ST-MALO, BRITTANY

In the summer of 2011, I spent a day in St-Malo searching for Jacques Cartier. The native son of this magical town in Britanny sailed to the New World in 1534 and claimed what he found for France. Later the land was called Canada. I found that the Malouins were as proud of Cartier as Canadians. Here's my story of that intriguing day published by the Day Trips Travel Guide here.