Auberge du Petit Matelot
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There's been thunder and lightning and rain all night and it's still a bit gloomy when we meet for breakfast. The forecast is to clear by about 11am so we will take the van to our first visit today, the Carnac Alignments, and then see how the weather is. Hoping for a bike ride after that. The Carnac Alignments are a series of standing stones that are set in parallel lines. The area is 3kms long and about 50m wide. ...
Let's book a cycling holiday in France, she said, for a week, she said, it will be fun, she said. And I remind Rob, it is lots of fun. But bits of me still hurt and I am a bit tired at the end of the ride. Still, if it was easy, anyone could do it :). After a very warm night, in a hotel that doesn't do air conditioning, we wake ready for another day. Then the power goes out which limits breakfast choices and the all important coffee. However, we ...
... because we were mostly off the road on bike paths or on very quiet roads. Backside, neck, shoulders and wrists complaining loudly by now. I choose to ignore them and admire the scenery. They persist. Fortunately. The last 4kms of the ride involved iced water and a ride along a cycle path that wound its way beside the estuary to the hotel. Great scenery and the iced water was wonderful. 66kms covered today!!! I know some people who don't ...
... Hotel Le Brieux (I think) for a coffee, cold drink and lunch which was Croque
Monsieur basically a toasted ham sandwich with melted cheese on the top.
Joined by Pen Friend Annie - for a beer we then walked to a little bar up a steep cobbled street and succumbed to a beer.
We returned to
the hotel for a small siesta before being collected again by Annie for another meal at our French friend’s house.
... cheese and bread then a gateaux/cake the name of which escapes me.
Each course was a fresh bottle of different wine. Now Dave is excellent at French and holds conversations - I just eat, drink and listen occasionally contributing to the conversation, I can follow what is being said but speak very little.
A lift back to the Hotel from Annie and a undisturbed nights sleep!!
Mileage today 138 (Total Mileage ...