TV Quiberon 24/7 WORLD – I love Port-Haliguen

November 5, 2014TV Quiberon 24/7 HD Report – Used since Roman Gallo, wearing willow as is the Breton word Halleguen was protected from westerly winds where it was possible to get supplies of fresh water estuary. In 1770, it contained a rough dry stone jetty. In the early 19th that significant work is being undertaken with a cleaning and construction of docks. Late 60s appears marina south side, followed by the second basin in 1973. Two life-size sculptures: the fisherman and mermaid, offered by the German sculptor Karsten Klingbeil, facing each side of the entrance to the old port. The old lighthouse replaced an old wooden building in 1840 and has hosted in his house on the dock generations of guardians until 1970. Fishing port and trade with the transportation of coal from England, Norway ice, Port Haliguen also had a military purpose: Bay served as the basis for training marine squadrons croisers and destroyers Brest up in the early 20th century. It now houses the service Lighthouses and Beacons. 3 plaques commemorate historic events: the landing of Captain Dreyfus, the testimony of the recognition of the independence of America by the squadron of La Motte Picquet and landed immigrants who went to General Hoche in 1795.

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TV Quiberon 24/7 WORLD – Sunset Quiberon peninsula

July 4, 2014, Sunset is the daily disappearance of the Sun below the horizon, as a result of Earth’s rotation. The time of sunset is defined in astronomy as the moment when the trailing edge of the Sun’s disk disappears below the horizon. The ray path of light from the setting Sun is highly distorted near the horizon because of atmospheric refraction, making the sunset appear to occur when the Sun’s disk is already about one diameter below the horizon.


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TV Quiberon 24/7 WORLD – Thunderbird Totem Penthievre-Beach

Thunderbird Totem at Penthievre-Beach ( Saint-Pierre Quiberon ) Southern Brittany ,The thunderbird is a legendary creature in certain North American indigenous peoples’ history and culture. It is considered a supernatural bird of power and strength. It is especially important, and frequently depicted, in the art, songs and oral histories of many Pacific Northwest Coast cultures, and is found in various forms among the peoples of the American Southwest, Great Lakes and Great Plains.

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TV Quiberon 24/7 WORLD – Atlantic Wall

The « Site du Bego » has approximately 180 pillboxes hidden in the dunes in Plouharnel.  This coastal defensive line was designed for two reasons during the Second World War: to protect Lorient’s harbour and Admiral Dönitz’s U Boat and to protect the Atlantic coast from allied invasions.

The Plouharnel site, reserved as a defense base in 1940, is composed of 3400 acres of dunes which already served as a firing range and had never been inhabited.  In the spring of 1941, building work began.  Locals were called on to work on the site, as well as foreigners, volunteers and prisoners from concentration camps…  It took two years and 2 000 people to build this battery which is considered to be one of the most powerful on the Atlantic Wall.  A fine example of Germany’s military engineering !  Imagine an army of workers setting to work.  An animal and vegetable farm was built on the dune to produce all the necessary food. On 13 March 1944 General Rommel visited the Bego site during an inspection in Brittany and ordered defenses on the beach and reinforcements of the mine fields.  The General’s visit indicates the strategic importance of the site.

Almost all of the bunkers used to shelter 700 German soldiers are still visible today.  Each one includes a 50m3 tank, a shelter for a generator, ammunition storage and a shelter for 60 servants.  The look-out tower on the dune stands 21m tall and can be seen from afar.

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TV Quiberon 24/7 WORLD – Kiteboarding Nathan Sicallac

kiteboarding is a surface water sport combining aspects of wakeboarding, windsurfing,surfing and gymnastics into one extreme sport.  A kitesurfer or kiteboarder harnesses the power of the wind with a large controllable power kite to be propelled across the water on a kiteboard similar to a wakeboard or a small surfboard with or without foot-straps or bindings. The terms kiteboarding and kitesurfing are interchangeable, although kiteboarding may also refer to kite landboarding or kite snowboarding. Nathan Sicallac is a rider.

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