Hotel Alpha Ocean
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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Well it was a shame to have to leave our lovely campsite at Pontorson but we needed to hit the road. We headed about 45 mins west to the ancient walled city of St Malo where we were going to stay on an 'aire'. Aires are places where motorhomes are allowed to stop over for a night at very little cost (sometimes free) and can range from a supermarket car park to a basic campsite. I had yet to win Paul over on the merits ...
... and shops, all catering for the over-a-million tourists who visit each year.
It was a stunning walk and we made our way through the steep cobbled streets to the Abbey where we ate our picnic overlooking the bay. We successfully managed to dodge a thunderstorm on the walk home then after a chill out with a good ole english cuppa (for Mandy) we made use of the free sauna before retiring for the evening with a ...
... very far before the heavens opened again. And so making a dash for it we huddled in shop doorways with the rest of the town. The torrential rain bounced off the pavement but an old, Spanish guy, umbrella over his head, cheered us up with the Spanish version of ‘Singing in the Rain’ putting a smile on everyone’s face. Then as the saturated crowd applauded him, he bowed and still whistling, crossed the road oblivious to thunder ...
... then set off down to the port for the restaurant recommended by the campsite owner. It was a good recommendation and the seafood dishes of moules and merely we're very tasty. An added bonus was the offer of putting the bikes in the garage. Replete we realised the sun was put and the wind was strengthening. After apish into the wind we got back to the camp to find ...
Moving on from Brittany we headed East into Normandy and to an area very much on the beaten path – the Mont St Michel. Brittany and Normandy still disagree over which region Mont St Michel belongs to, and you could see why they would fight over it. Despite the abbey being an iconic image when conjuring up images of France, the mont had never really been on my must see list either. However it really is a magnificent sight.
We stayed ...