Domaine de Rochevilaine
Travel Blogs from Billiers
August 3rdMade an early start from the Ile de Glenans 8.15am as the seas were flat and little wind unfortunately not enough wind to sail so motoring again not what we enjoy but we need to move south as quickly as possible. Breakfast on the move, toast with homemade bread, jam and marmalade and a cuppa sun out lovely start to the day. David put the line over to see if he could catch our tea...... No luckWe were finally able to get the main sail up about 1.15pm but still ...
... was very busy around 40 boats again.
Mid morning we left and headed for Pornichet - a major seaside resort with good train and bus connections to places we want to visit.
On Tuesday we took a couple of bus journeys and visited Le Croisic (an old fishing port) and Guerande (an old walled town). Both we're great.
The story devlops at a pace. A canal barge has been changed to a First Class 8 once more. Left Bernard at 10ish and trundled down Arzal ready to go through a monster sea lock for our journey to Pornichet. Weather not bad but rather windier than expected -Ian doesn't do ...
... World Cup quarter finals and France was playing - that explained the large screen and speakers that had been assembled that afternoon not far from us.
We went back to the boat to soak up the atmosphere. We were in the shade of our cockpit when it started to drizzle. Germany had scored and early goal, much to dampen the atmosphere. Then before half time the big screen stopped working and everyone either headed ...
Last Wednesday M. and I set off on our annual journey by car, to our apartment in Spain, via Irish Ferries and a picturesque route through France. It nearly didn't happen this time... Because while doing some last minute shopping on Saturday, I fell heavily on the pavement in the town centre. At the time I was more embarrassed by the public spectacle than anything else, and then about some bruising to my hand. However, the main damage only became apparent ...
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