Hotel Des Dunes
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On my last evening in Saumur I ended up socialising at a couple of other motorhomes and didn't get back to my van until around midnight. Then it was very hot and the upshot was a disturbed night's sleep which meant I didn't feel too wonderful the next morning. Thankfully the drive to Rochefort en Terre was fairly short because I struggled to concentrate and I was very aware that I was potentially dangerous. I then struggled to ...
We were ready to set off by 9am today. Unfortunately, my wish for no pain when I first got on the bike today was unfulfilled. Yes, it was a bit unrealistic, but surely I can hope? Perhaps tomorrow. It's forecast to be 37degrees today and we have a big day of riding planned today. Initially we were doing close to 60kms and that included a short ferry ride. Turns out however, that the ferry doesn't run until tomorrow so we will be riding a bit ...
... fresh which will be lovely as its meant to be quite warm later today. Apparently it's unseasonably warm here in Brittany this year, and in particular, this week so we're told to expect temperatures of 30-31 degrees. The ride starts out well, we have some rolling uphill struggle and downhills, not too steep and then we're on the canal path into Reddon - very flat for the next 20 kms. We arrive in Reddon at 11am and we take time ...
... by train to London.
It is a fascinating town, which today hosts an Airbus factory right at the airport, where fuselages are built, then transferred to Toulouse in "the Beluga" for final assembly. The French Navy has a base, and large sections of the river are restricted airspace.
... its bay are part of the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites. It was amazing on the outside, very simple but beautiful on the inside. After our visit, we headed to Rennes and caught a train to Paris. (There is a much more stressful truth to this part involving more bad decisions on a travel day, poor French signage, and long lines at Europcar but I'll omit it here... Only to be told with a glass of wine in hand) We did make it to ...