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Travel Blogs from La Baule
This entry's been a while in coming, I know - nowhere seems to have good free wifi at the moment so I've been putting off updating this for a while.
We came back through the lock at Arzal on the 12th, which was a bit of a nightmare but we made it through, which is the main thing, then got up depressingly early the next morning to head south to l'Herbaudière, a small village where ...
... we came onto a better angle towards the wind and waves. We were making excellent speed and now the waves were behind us, making for much more comfortable progress in a catamaran.
The next challenge was the entry to the Villaine River, which gets extremely shallow, and which the pilot guide cautions against attempting to enter at less than half tide with strong south-westerly wind or swell, which was exactly what we were about to ...
Still on our quest to fix the heating, we left Port Louis for the massive marina of Port du Crouesty. It has space for perhaps 3000 boats and supposedly can house almost 300 visitors.
It was fairly windy and once again we found ourselves heading almost directly into the wind and waves, our bows flying upwards and crashing down again, making for a distinctly uncomfortable journey. We ...
... where Krista's Alex calls home, went smoothly.
The sunny but cool weather was a perfect introduction to this beautiful region! We followed a dedicated cycle path west to the Atlantic, stopping for coffee in the vibrant market town of St. Jean de Monts. After checking out the variety of fish in the Sunday market we will have to eat exclusively fish in order to try them all.
After abandoning the bumpy cycle ...
I meet a lot of people, and ate lot of interesting food, and got some cool new toys. Can we do this Christmas thing every week?
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Pets allowed