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Aug 15, 2006 - Festival of Pain (Bretagne)

August 15 (the Feast of the Assumption) is a big day for local festivals in France. It's a traditional feast day, and it falls in the middle of the 3 week August holidays, so everyone is already on vacation. Not a good day to get airport information (as I was trying to do), but a great day for partying. We caught two festivals: the Twins Festival (which Julian refers to as "the Freak Show") in Pleucadeuc, the village nearest to Julian's house, and the Bread Festival (aka "Festival of Pain""), in another nearby town. Pleucadeuc is the...

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