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... is eaten either as a savoury meal or dessert with salted caramel sauce) and a range of buttery biscuits.At Concarneau, on the southern Brittany coast, we sampled Coquille Saint-Jacques, (local scallop dish) and cod in a buerre blanc sauce - a delicious meal complimented by the views over the harbour and the ancient fortifications. We then drove to the city of Quimper which has a very picturesque river running through it along with an amazing array of flowers on each of ...
All moored up in Brest marina at 10.30am will update blog later need to rest and recover ....... Good channel crossing just tired.
We fuelled up in Falmouth as we didn't know how much we would have to use depending on how much or how little wind there was going to be. We said our goodbyes to very good friends Jan and Brian who normally keep their boat in Rochefort but at the moment they are in Falmouth for a refit. We also met friends from years ago at the ...
Today we travelled from Brest to Saint Malo. There we stayed in a beautiful 19th Century Mansion. The young couple running it were really lovely. We had a bit of trouble getting the car through the gate, and like most guests, ended up scraping the car ever so slightly. Fitzgerald was unfazed and joked that they repaint the gate at the end of every summer. The car didn't sustain any damage fortunately, Fitzgerald insisted on helping us with our ...
... following the tram line. It was Sunday, so none of the shops were open. We ended up back at the market and bought some bread, tomatoes and avocado of lunch. In the late afternoon, we wandered around and found a little bar to have a drink at. We sat in the sun, enjoying a couple of beers and a delicious cheese platter with Rochford, Camembert and goats ...
Our tour of Normandy was pretty short. We stayed one night in Caen after driving from Bordeux and nearly running out of gas. The next day we drove to Bayeux to see the Bayeux Tapestry and the continured our tour with the "D-day" trail stopping at Omaha Beach and the American Cemetery, Pointe du Hoc, and Saint Mere ...
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