BEST WESTERN Grand Hotel Talabardon
Travel Blogs from Roscoff
... 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 ...
... For entree, she was attracted to the dish with the poached egg, unfortunately, she blocked out the other elements of the dish and was disappointed to find that it included some sort of fish filled jelly (aka cat food) and pippies. She did really well to eat as much of it as she did. For main she had a beautiful piece of fish cooked in a herb butter sauce. For dessert she had an almond tart, but was too full to really enjoy ...
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 ...
... and very very shallow even towards HW. At one stage we had under a metre under the keel and we did run aground not far from the lock where we were trying to go alongside the wall.
After settling in we wandered into the town. The market was just closing but we still managed a little provisioning. We wandered around the streets and enjoyed the architecture and the atmosphere, quite lively. It's mostly a student town with quite a number of bars and creperies.
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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