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... travelled. "Same", says I. Shook our hands when we left and wished us happy travels.
And for once we were home before 5pm. And it's taken me all the time since to write this. Jonathan has poured the red and shortly we'll spruce up and ascend to the town in search of dinner. Along the port here are predominantly Italian or oysters and mussels, and we'd like something else - not sure what. Seafood seems to be prime, being Brittany and summer.
We took the train to Rennes, the current capital of Brittany. It was a bit of a train ride getting there and as we approached the terminus we were a little bit disappointed with what we saw - modern buildings and high rises. Oh well we will just have to make the most of it.
We enjoyed some of the ...
... to give way at small intersections but approaching with caution has been our rule of thumb. By the time we worked ourselves out and had a bit of lunch, Luke, Kate and the kids were arriving in their boat. We spent the remainder of the day driving as far south as we could arriving at a camping ground where Kate and I pointed at the semi English tariff sheet and tested what little French we ...
... this walk... I didn't take a camera, we were just going to go around the block, and it was drizzling when we started. But the slippery cobbles led us on up this gorgeous little lane past artists studios and restaurants in the houses terraced up the hill, through dripping gardens and up stone staircases onto the ramparts of the old city. What a fabulous place. I'll return with camera and more description another day, there's more up there than the little we saw ...
It had to be done, didn't it. Although John had nearly been out off by hearing about the hoardes of tourists. Of course all the aires nearby charge through the nose, we managed to find a lovely one, Aire de Beauvoir, 4 km away from the mount but linked by a cycle path. So we walked in. The Mount itself was a spectacle from afar. It was free to walk onto and around, although you could pay a silly amount to go into the dungeons and the abbey. We felt it was nice enough just to enjoy for ...
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