Photo Gallery: Wind Turbines Threaten Mont-Saint-Michel 02/09/2011
 Mont-Saint-Michel: The silhouette adorns biscuit tins, aprons and coffee cups,...
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Mont-Saint-Michel: The silhouette adorns biscuit tins, aprons and coffee cups, and there is scarcely a travel guide for the northwestern French region of Brittany that doesn't feature the unmistakeable profile of the island and its 11th century Benedictine abbey on the front cover.