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A jaunt around Brocéliande with a women who gets misty-eyed for fog

A misty road in the Forest of Brocéliande
The Forest of Brocéliande is a distant dream for some... But for Alice Bertrand, a photographer with a passion for mist, it’s home.

The forest is always beautiful, but autumn is my favourite season. Everything changes colour before hibernating for the winter.

The ferns turn red in autumn

The forest is always beautiful, but autumn is my favourite season. Everything changes colour before hibernating for the winter.

Trees in the early morning in the forest of Brocéliande

The ferns burst into flames, but the pines stay ever green. They only let through a few rays of the pale morning sun. The perfect light for my kind of photography!

Not everyone sleeps through winter: some of us have to work! Like Alain here, a specialist in horse-drawn hauling, and a real character! He tells anyone who will listen why horses are the best way to haul.

Alain and his horses cart logs cut by the lumberjacks

Not everyone sleeps through winter: some of us have to work! Like Alain here, a specialist in horse-drawn hauling, and a real character! He tells anyone who will listen why horses are the best way to haul.

Draught horses are hardy beasts

Horses can go anywhere, easily negotiating the forest.

My friend Amandine and I like to walk the heath in winter. We love it: there’s not a soul for miles and it’s great for photos.

Amandine regards Brocéliande from the deserted heath

My friend Amandine and I like to walk the heath in winter. We love it: there’s not a soul for miles and it’s great for photos.

Heather covers the heaths of Brittany’s forests

Heather is one of the typical heathland plants. Its flowers are tiny but its warm colours are so photogenic!

Amandine is full of good ideas. She decided to bake some Amaretti. They’re shockingly sweet but so, so good! She knows me too well...

Biscuits for an after-walk treat

Amandine is full of good ideas. She decided to bake some Amaretti. They’re shockingly sweet but so, so good! She knows me too well...

The ponds of the Forest of Brocéliande beneath the mist

Brocéliande also has its share of ponds, and this one is my favourite. I pass it every morning and it never looks the same two days in a row! In this one it's sleeping, misty and monochrome. A perfect film set, don’t you think?