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I went for a run along the pedestrian pathway that was marked on the map we were given. This took me along the waterfront, past the castle and over the pedestrian only bridge. This part of Brest is quite pretty. After breakfast we went to the market outside the hotel. It was the same as the other markets we'd been to in France. Afterwards, we went for a ...
... open. Instead we did the coastal walk around the circumference of the island, which was beautiful, but only took just over an hour to do. I'm so glad we were only there for three hours, rather than the 5 hours we had originally planned. Once back in Brest we looked for a place for dinner. Lonely planet recommended a Brasserie nearby our hotel that served traditional French cuisine. The Maître de was fantastic. There ...
We left Morlaix taking the afternoon HW lock and headed south west past Roscoff where we anchored in a very pleasant bay.
The following morning we left quite early and headed for our next destination, L'Aber Vrac'h.
Sailed most of the way which was nice but there was a bit of swell which made the sail hard work, but nevertheless our sailing to motoring ratio is improving.
We wanted to anchor in the river leading to L'Aber Vrac'h rather than use the marina ...
... ly blowing so there was a lot of yawing.
Mid afternoon just before HW we set off for our next destination. Got a bit of a sail in which was nice.
We anchored not far from the entrance to river leading to Morlaix.
In the morning we took the dinghy to the mainland opposite where we were anchored and saw the Cairn de Barnenez (ancient burial chambers) quite amazing. We then proceeded to Morlaix for the HW lock in.
The river to Morlaix is ...
... rather than the ****** bars of Leigh!! We're picking up some of the lingo & I'm trying my best to speak as much French as possible wherever we go. Pete is not so keen. I'll get him there! We have 3 more full days here before we leave & drive to Mont St Michel whilst en route to our next work place in Dordogne. Not too sure what's in store for us there but I'm sure it'll be great. All we do know is that we have an amazing looking apartment with pool. Good enough for us!! ...
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