Brit Hotel Le Transat
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- Free parking
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After a slightly stressful train delay we got to St Malo, Brittany. The delay which almost caused us to miss our connection was caused by a crane dropping an object on to the railway overhead supply cable, therefore causing trains to be diverted to other routes. However we just made our connection to the TGV and made St Malo in time to walk part of the city walls which are similar to those in Dubrovnik, Croatia. Our hotel is called Ajoncs D'Or, which we have learned ...
... ways a satnav can take you so I re-jigged it for 'shortest route'.
For once Garmin did itself proud, the roads were dry now it although it was cloudy, and we had some brilliant biking roads.
The only down side to picking 'shortest' is Garmin route planners will take you through some f**ker's front room if they could get away with it. So there was the occasional farm track and log pile but overall ...
... head in gear, we've got to be off the boat in 15 minutes."
Last thing we wanted was to be last off the boat and get turned over by French customs.
Two of the world's quickest showers later we're down on Deck 6, we're not last, thank f**k.
We pick a pretty French customs girl, Wilbur flashes a smile, passports shown and we're away.
It was grey and miserable, they'd obviously had some overnight rain and the roads were wet but strangely enough it was still quite ...
What a day! We had a longer sleep, with breakfast at 8.30am. Mass in the Cathedral was at 11am. We walked along the front and got a quick look at the Intra Muros (the old town within the walls). Yet again we chanced upon a very special Mass - a High Mass with 54 visiting Jesuit seminarians from all around the world. We entered the Cathedral to the peel of bells which then were replaced by the sound of the cathedral's organ.
The Choir was magnificent and ...
... I have Mike between me and the ground should I find myself rolling off the bed. You may be asking yourselves why didn't we do the same as the Frenchman- well, Mike was asleep and by the time he woke it was too dark to do it safely, especially as there is a 6" drop off the edge of the Tarmac. Incidentally, you know we Brits have a tendency to refer to the French as 'Frogs', well Mr Frenchie has a little green frog decal on the back of his very nice Bavaria ...