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Distance today 273KM
I left Négrèville, had luck at Granville and followed to route of the bay to Mont St Michele. The journey was a pleasure compared to yesterday, although as I approached the Mont it was such a beautiful sight I kept looking at it for too long whilst riding along a very windey road.
When I arrived I parked where the other motorcycles park and got chatting to a lovely American couple ...
We drove on through the seaside to see some more of the D-Day beaches...namely Sword and Juno. Very moving and hard to imagine the bloodshed occurring on the beaches and peaceful villages. Where reading memorials and looking at the first house captured from the Germans by the Canadians and when on French Gentlemen rode past, stopped and in his broken English explained he was there and saw the armada come in. He is ...
For the first time since leaving Nice we decided not to book accommodation and see where we ended up as we drove further west towards to Atlantic coast. It was interesting as we saw some great places to stay but, as one does, kept driving a little further. Finally, we made the decision to stay in Mayenne, which is a relatively large town, but when we got there, they were having their annual celebration with their three other sister cities and there was not a spare room in the ...
After watching the race and having rested as well as possible on Sunday in Le Mans, we set off early on the Monday morning, wary that our bodies had not benefited from any decent sleep over the last 3 nights. Le Mans camping is a battle against loud music, fireworks and the drone of motor sport - literally at all hours.
So the menu today was a mere 60 miles and we aimed to get to our destination south of Mayenne early in order to rest in ...
Today we started our 4 day trip to Le Mans and back.
We got started at 11am local time having disembarked from the Jersey to St.Malo ferry.
We had lunch in Pontorson and one or two coffee breaks along the way.
We got to Ernee and out hotel at around 7pm French time, exhausted. About 75 miles covered today.
The hotel had messed up our room booking but they managed to put us all in one room. We went out to try and buy some food ...
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