Sounds of a French Seaside Town


Here are a few sounds recorded on the Cote Basque last week.

The waves breaking on a long sandy beach, with a husky-voiced Frenchman of a certain age chatting to his friend on the sea wall:


Corks popping and cutlery clinking as people eat their lunch in the cafes in the square:


Church bells floating across the water, boats chugging past, and a bit of flirting on the quayside:


And the harbour in the middle of the night – tied-up boats making a strange ringing sound, and a fishing vessel bringing its catch into the small docks:




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