Hotel Le Cambronne
Travel Blogs from Nantes
Another far more relaxing day to carry on recovering from the beginning of the Tour. Our hosts had very kindly given us the run of the kitchen this morning so we had another great breakfast then headed off towards Nantes. We were slightly apprehensive about cycling to a big city but the roads weren't too busy and we made good progress. The one problem we did come across though was a very distinct lack of food between 2 and 3 pm. The ...
... Heidi had roast Sea Bass and I had Turbot with a medley of shellfish. Both excellent and the chef/owner came round to chat with everyone, we were made to feel very comfortable and at home, no stuffiness here. This was a very relaxing day and conveniently got us much closer to Saint Malo, our next and last destination before the crossing back to England.
... pretty crowded, camping-wise)? Or do we move along, get our place at a campsite, and then figure it out? We decided to head on up, and figure it out later (grungy though we felt….).
Along the way, we started wondering if maybe French truck stops had the option for showers, the way that they do in the States. It had been a few days since our last shower, and we were starting to feel fairly unsociable. We needed to gas up, and checked with the gas station when we did YES! ...
... grey 'cathedral' like building dominates the skyline around the port of St Nazaire. Containing fourteen double submarine bays, all still bearing their numbers both inside and out and still full of water, as if waiting for new u-boats to arrive. Around the outside of the building bomb damage can be observed, but with a thirty foot thick roof, the Allies found it impossible to destroy with the weapons available of the time. Some of the ...
... 3, 4!
Now this is the story all about how
Our lives got flipped, turned upside down
And I'd like to take a minute just sit right there
I'll tell you how how we became a free nation
In west Philadelphia it was written and signed
in D.C is where it spends most of its time
Chilling out, maxing, relaxing all cool
and kickin some British butt cause they have no rule
When a couple ...