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31 Days of Spook – The Legends of the Mont’s d’ Arree

06 Oct

Hello ghostly friends.  Today we have a guest submission.  This is from my brother Easy across the pond.  And what a delicious hands on tale with pictures.  I do so hope you enjoy it.  Try not to shake too much.


The Legends of the Mont’s d’ Arree

Located in the middle of Finisterre, the Monts d’ Arree are the natural border between north and south of Finisterre. This area is the bretagne bretonnante, the heart of Brittany.

And the time stands still there… literally, you can google it, with all our modern stuff, satellites, radio masts and whatnot, here NO cell phone works.  The area is occupied by goblins, druids and some creatures of the darkness.

At night the stone carvings of Ankou, the death, come back to life and therefore all hikers and wanderers avoid the abandoned buildings you can find even in the darkest forest and far away from civilization.

If you enter such a house, you never will leave it… even when you run like the wind or a Weimaraner… just saying.

There also is one of the sneakiest bogs, the Yeun-Elez. Legend has it that the devil hid his treasures once there and those who want to get rich will die trying. The  Prince of Darkness will grab the gold diggers by their legs and he will drag them into eternal darkness.  Even the entrance to hell, Youdig, is here in this bog….butt no worries, the devil is not at home he is on the way to Lac St. Michel where another creature of the night lures for fresh victims.

Do you wonder why there is foam on the water? That’s because the lake is the playground of the Kannerezed Noz, the washer women of the night. They come out at night to wash the burial garments of recently passed people.

If you meet them, you have to wash the garments with them till dawn… if you can’t stand this they will break your arms and throw you in the lake.

Every year around Howl-o-ween, the druids come to this places to celebrate their annual samhain and a lot of people of the Gorsedds of Bards from Wales, Awens of Cornwall or Scotland  or the Goursez Breizh visit this area for their rituals and it is common here  to see people in white, blue, red or green robes who wander through the bog or the mountains. We don’t laugh at them.  We greet them and leave them alone.  You never know where humbug ends and magic begins…. specially here… tout commence à  finisterre.

HAPPY SHOCKTOBER

 

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18 responses to “31 Days of Spook – The Legends of the Mont’s d’ Arree

  1. Tails Around the Ranch

    October 6, 2016 at 12:35 pm

    Yipes! Yes, it is definitely good to avoid anyone (Druid or otherwise) in blue, red, white or green (heck ANY color come to think of it) robes!!

     
    • Piglove

      October 6, 2016 at 12:46 pm

      Amen to that. I think I would take the other side of the street and leave them alone for sure. XOXO – Bacon

       
  2. Trisha

    October 6, 2016 at 12:51 pm

    Sounds like a very spooky place!

     
    • Piglove

      October 6, 2016 at 1:52 pm

      Indeed. It makes me shiver just thinking about it! XOXO – Bacon

       
  3. CarolMaeWY

    October 6, 2016 at 3:09 pm

    Yikes! Easy tells the best stories (Tails)! 👻👻👻

     
    • Piglove

      October 6, 2016 at 3:31 pm

      Yes he does. I’m still shivering. XOXO – Bacon

       
  4. Amy

    October 6, 2016 at 7:34 pm

    Easy, did you sense any of these scary creatures with your super Weimie senses? Around here, the scariest robes are white with a pointed top!!

     
  5. Skyler Braveheart

    October 6, 2016 at 10:14 pm

    Ooooooh Easy! Waaaay cool! Skyler

     
  6. sheilaenglehart

    October 7, 2016 at 9:05 am

    Laundry in the afterlife. That’s not good.

     
    • Piglove

      October 7, 2016 at 9:20 am

      Snorts – No it isn’t for sure! XOXO – Bacon

       
  7. easyweimaraner

    October 7, 2016 at 9:41 am

    I’m glad we all made it back to my crib in one piece…. the french friends at facebook laughed and shaked their head that we went to a place all people here normally avoid :o)

     
    • Piglove

      October 7, 2016 at 10:32 am

      Brother – you took one for our team and we appreciate that. It was an awesome story for sure. You need your own badge “I survived writing a story for the PIG 2016”. LOL. XOXO – Bacon

       
  8. M. K. Clinton

    October 7, 2016 at 12:47 pm

    OMD! The fur is standing up on our backs now. So Scary!

     
  9. Jan K

    October 7, 2016 at 3:48 pm

    I don’t think we want to visit that place! Yikes!

     
  10. 2 Brown Dawgs

    October 19, 2016 at 7:45 am

    Loved Easy’s story. Sounds like a scary place. I guess we would stay away from the Washer Women.

     
    • Piglove

      October 19, 2016 at 9:50 am

      For sure! XOXO – Bacon

       

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