Travel Blogs from Alenšon
We drove from Blaye to Le Mans. It was really nice to see where Darren spent 7 months of his life (8 years ago) teaching English to some kids in Le Mans. We walked by the river to the old part of the city. We then went hunting for a footprint Darren left in Le Mans last time he was here. Sadly they covered it up with a gravel footpath. The tramway, which was still under construction when Darren left ...
... day. I decided that the best approach in this situation was to feign sleep and pretend that I hadn't heard a thing.
Well with a few 20 second glimpses of the sat nav we did eventually get there. Although the pensioners appeared relieved to have made it I was just desperate to get out and take a leak.
The setting was idyllic and not a single wiff of pig, the donkey in the field next to the van kept calling me over but I just played ...
This is a convenient stop on our way back North.
We spent the morning discovering SÚes. We can recommend the Gothic Cathedral and the cafe opposite the railway station where the workmen were having their 2 hour lunch with cider and wine on every table. A 2.5 hour drive from there to Dieppe.
... other cars overtaking on the inside. Stopped for coffee and off to Le Mans. Drove to the race track and walked around the museum then up into the racetrack grandstand, it must be six stories high,
wobbly legs again gee wiz it's high. There were some obscure Farraris and Porsches tootling around. Le Mans is an old walled city and we walked to it and had dinner. I think it was rabbit pÔtÚ on toasted rounds, mains was white fish, or peppered steak, or ...
Early start this morning to try finish early to give the old body a chance to recover! Left this morning at 7am and arrived Mamers just after 2pm which is respectable I suppose. Stopped to take photos, fed a horse and had lunch along the way, but it was a good 83 miles with decent roads.
Did some washing today as well. Think ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed