Travel Blogs from Dol-de-Bretagne
Another travel day from Bordeaux to Rennes. Rennes is heading west and close to the west coast. The reason for going to Rennes is it is about an hour away from the famous Mont Saint Michel, and has a dedicated direct bus.
It was such a nice sunny day and the lovely green countryside made the time pass quickly. I arrive into Rennes about 5.30pm and head to my accommodation.
Its a ...
... and barriers so that on the outgoing tides the estuary gets flushed and cuts channels each side of the mountain. The marshes surrounding the estuary are grazed by sheep owned by one farmer who discovered that his sheepmeat had a different flavour produced by the marsh grasses and the meat was much sought after. So he leases all the marshes off the government!
This coastline and area produces enormous tidal variations, up to 15 m in some bays and tides
Before I opened the blinds this morning I could tell it was raining, I could hear the cars splashing along the roads. In reality it wasn't too bad but it was drizzling. Bummer.
I spent an hour booking a hotel in Le Havre and then tailoring the route.
'Come on Will, shake a leg buddy'. A cup of tea later, showered and grit your teeth for the road ahead.
I'd picked a nice selection of D routes to get ...
... was behind the bar marked ‘Private’. I summon up courage and ask Tommy Lee, ‘Madame, avez-vous une toilette?’. ‘Oui, it’s outside, down the alley, behind the rickety stairs, it’s an old door, you’ll need this key’. She gives me this massive key that I need 2 hands to carry.
Down the alley and find the bog door which probably doubles up as a holding cell for sacrifices. I have a quick scout round to ...
We made our way from St Malo heading south for Moelan-Sur-Mer.
We'd tanked up in St Malo - £1.05 a litre for Super Unleaded - not bad!!
Will was seeking a caffeine fix. After 20 miles of grind on the boring N176 I decided to cut across country. We came across this lovely little village - Jugon-Les-Lacs. 2 big café au laits to stir the cryo tanks and then back on it.
To get to Moelan, there are only ...