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... raisin we discussed route and distances. Pam suggested crossing the Saint Nazaire bridge an enormous structure about 5k long with a very narrow lined area for bikes. Very tense but it has taken about 70 miles off the route via Nantes. A very late lunch in an covered alleyway in a small town gave the very unexpected opportunity to blow dry the flysheets. Great now we could set off north towards ...
... lovely tarte au pruneau which is a specialty of the place. It is a delicious prune tart flavored with rum, and I plan to try and recreate it at home.
At the fishmongers we purchased a huge 5 lb lobster, another local treat and made our way to another specialty store where we bought smoked tuna, all of which made for a very fine lunch.
After lunch we set out to see Le Vieux Chateau, ...
... afternoon. All went well until a loud crack on P&Ps tandem signalled a broken spoke and buckled wheel. Fortunately we were near Pornic which has a Decathlon. After their bike mechanic took off gears, replaced spoke, tried the wheel we were underway again. We have camped on the outskirts of Pornic and done 45 miles - not all in the right direction!! PS. Frances was practising her salsa whilst others were in Decathlon - rock on Frances. Roll on domain. Bon ...
Cloudy start, but the forecast was good. After yesterday, dry was OK. But it warmed up and the sun came out. And we wore clothes - not t-shirt and shorts. The French are already in winter clothing - coats, scarves and boots.
The tram system is fabulous. We got off at the stop for the viewing tower and found it, and found that it was shut on Mondays! Never ...
The bread van arrived - noisily- at about 8 this morning. I looked out to see people emerging from their vans to get bread. It had rained heavily overnight, with a fair wind, but the pitch remained solid. We had a fairly long drive but mostly motorway. We stopped for lunch at an aire. Originally the plan was to stay at La Sommieres in the southern suburbs, but when we finally found ...