Pagan country, which includes the town of Kerlouan, is known for its legends, the best known are probably those of the Wreckers.
These men were known to enjoy the mist, particularly common in the region to attract ships near the coast with lanterns in order to precipitate the many reefs of the coast and recover their wealth.
Legend or reality shipwrecks were many, as evidenced by the "Indian" British warship bound for Brazil, which lost with all hands in a storm during the winter 1817. Probably caused by conditions navigation more difficult than intentional decoys, the remains of ships that were returned by the ocean made the happiness of people who came to the aftermath of storm to recover.
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