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... around F5-6 straight on the nose. After a short passage we anchored and stuck the weather out. We've been fortunate all along so one or two days of bad weather is not worth complaining about.
The following day we went up the river d'Auray picked up a mooring and then proceeded by dinghy to Auray. Such a lovely little town. Being a Sunday there was nothing open except restaurants but that didn't matter.
... in the wall of the tourist shop. Realised the better area was up the road, so back in the car and found that. Apparently over 3000 stones in the alignments, great rows of them for miles with nobody really sure of what or when they were placed there. There are roads all through them and houses bordering them and some debate as to whether they are all where they originally were, or all there. After more photos, (none of them on ...
... one of the many gates through the great stone wall into the old city centre.
The path we had walked on arrival was shut behind gates that wouldn't open until 8am, so I turned back down the hill and came out at the far side of the viaduct - far too high for me to walk across, but I could see a little path going up the grassy bank under the wall behind me and followed that to come out on top of the ramparts further along. There was nobody about but ...
... were shutting but still managed to buy some seafood before the fish market closed. In the afternoon we went wandering around the town which was just lovely. There remains parts of the old town wall and ramparts, loads of half timbered houses etc. Just lovely.
... Gen decided to bring out the sewing machine (which we had bought at a boat jumble for £20) and finish the be-mini. It was just pleasant sitting back chilling.
The following morning we moved - not far just a couple of miles away and anchored in between oyster beds (much to the curiosity of locals as it wasn't an official anchorage). We were hoping to ...
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