Hostellerie de la Pointe Saint-Mathieu
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... I fear one owes the french an apology for whilst it isn't as Anglocised as the Costa del Sol, the evidence of "Fish & Chips" advertised and the dominant placing of Donahue's Irish pub tends to indicate that their presence has had some impact.
We sat on the wharf in the sun for Cafe and pastries, just as well we're walking bloody miles, or we'd be the size of a bus!
Ride to Brest- Monday, September 29
Much of this is open countryside with farming fields of corn, hay and pastures with Charolais and perhaps Holsteins. The fields are bordered by trees sheltering and defining the fields. There are many farms and small villages along the way. Today because we are travelling north West, they are washed in sunlight, because it is yet another beautiful day at 22C.
We toured Brest ...
... to go with the set menu than a la carte!). Saint Malo is notorious for once being home to pirates, but apart from pirate flags in tacky souvenir shops we saw no sign of them!
Although it was never on my must see list, I am glad we took the time to explore Brittany and opted for one of the more undiscovered regions of France. We enjoyed seeing a different side to this diverse country, and as Lonely Planet put it, it was "well worth the detour from the beaten ...
... farming area. On way passed through a dear little village called Sizun which had one of the prettiest churches I have seen and also there was a small museum attached which had some very old household furniture and chattels. We drove along back roads into Douarnenez passing through very narrow roads and tiny villages. Douarnenez is a large seaside port and resort with lovely beaches. The drive today was very relaxing and enjoyed the countryside and seaside ...
... tides in Europe.
That concludes the portion of the geophysical lesson. Now unto biology:
The first time I walked on the beach where the water had receded, I was freaked out by the number of "worms" I noticed on the beach. Picture posted here. It was quite an obstacle course trying not to step on these worm looking things. Brian conjectured that perhaps it was worm poop, which did not make me feel any better. As ...