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I've really enjoyed watching French television during my trip, especially the channel Arte. Today, a program on one of my earliest passions, paleoanthropology, featuring none other than Richard Leakey. My Mom was kind enough to drive me to hear him lecture in Buffalo, NY when I was ...
... excellent that was our afternoon sorted!
So after a quick lunch we changed into our swim wear, which in the case of Paul had to be speedos as the general swimming pool rules in France insist on no baggy shorts so budgie smugglers it has to be!!! Okay i've just been corrected, they're not speedos they're swim shorts......but still lycra hee hee. Anyway off we trotted to the spa only to be told that due ...
From Rennes a drive through lovely rolling country. Small fields and extensive woodlands with few fences, the majority of the land being used for cropping. Quite a contrast to the landscape at home.
The guide book informed us that the short side trip to Josselin was worth a view, so off we went. Josselin, named after a seventeen year old lad who entered the jousting ...
... of information, artifacts, old equipment as well as a number of videos to watch as you wander through the different areas. They have an English translation booklet for most of the information boards although if you have a grapse of French you will probably get more from the visit as there are a lot of things on display that are not directly translated (e.g. newspaper articles). After over two hours at the museum I ...
Back at hotel base we looked for a place for dinner in the area, nut it was Sunday, and mostly anything other than a bar was closed. We had to settle for a warmed slice of quiche and a beer at a bar in Pont Aven. No plate or cutlery, just the quiche on a piece of aluminum foil!
So if you are planning to travel to small towns in France (and perhaps Europe) most restaurants will be closed on Sunday and Monday.
all the best