Hotel de France et d'Europe
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The last day of our holiday had arrived but we still decided to undertake a full day of exploring. The first trip of the day was to a place called Lochronan. Made famous as being one of the main locations used for the 1979 film adaptation of Thomas Hardy's Tess, it is a small village that is remarkably untouched by time. The town was first known for making sails but, once this industry went into decline, ...
... the bunkers from the outside, they are enormous and so solid. The other part of the quayside is devoted to the Eric Tabarly experience, (one of the Round the World yachtsmen who drowned) which is all based on yachts and yachting. Although we did not pay to go inside, we could see plenty of yachts and tri-marans outside. We stood for ages watching one being craned off a trailer and put in the water. It is a very interesting area and we were quite ...
... do most of the fuel stations unlike in the past where we have used cash most of the time. After some lunch we walked around the rest of the point and found the place where the boat goes from and checked out the times for tomorrow. Then back through the very old town which is mostly all inside a Napoleonic fort and very pretty. It has been sunny most of the day , but still windy, but as we are on the Atlantic coast I suppose that is to be ...
... lifeboats to ferry their passengers to the shore. Hence Guernsey was quite crowded.
We were bussed up to visit the Sausmarez Manor and its associated garden,
This was a tour of the house unfortunately no internal photos allowed and also a circuitous walk through a very overgrown garden, with everything growing in it.
The garden was also a sculpture ...
Belle-Isle or Belle Ile. This is my destination for the day. I grab breakfast downstairs which includes cereal with orange juice, my fav. Then I'm off. With only my camera and scarf. Takes about an hour to make it to Quiberon. I find parking next to the casino and then walk to the ferry terminal. A few other people are also buying tickets. I attempt to purchase mine. The ticket lady only speaks French and is not in a good mood when I step up. Luckily I look behind me for some aid ...