Hotel Vent D'Iroise
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- Pets allowed
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... 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 ...
... closely at them, I noticed that these formations were made of sand. I made a note to Google it. Sure enough, in technical parlance, they are referred to as lugworm casings. Lugworms are dug out of the sand. The tell tale sign of their location is apparently used as fishing bait. Here is a YouTube of how to dig for them - gross but fascinating: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dzfCbmLn LKE.
After that, I walked on the beach in ...
... way to Brest.
Once we arrived in Brest, we spent most of our time locating kite shops, gathering intel on kite locations, doing laundry and eating breakfast. We ended up staying in Brest for a week but in truth, we only really used it as a base. The town itself is quite nice but the Northern coast is truly breathtaking and it didn't take much prodding to get me to spend most of our time there.
Just creating this entry to pinpoint where we stayed....
... Plymouth, they keep their boat in Roscoff marina. Before we left David had to do a gel coat repair on the side of the hull where French boat hit us because of not concentrating in what they were doing.We caught 2 buses which took 2 hours for only 4 euros each there and back, bargain I must say. The marina was in a lovely situation and had about 650 boats there, the facilities were very modern, clean and great to see. We chilled for ...
All moored up in Brest marina at 10.30am will update blog later need to rest and recover ....... Good channel crossing just tired.
We fuelled up in Falmouth as we didn't know how much we would have to use depending on how much or how little wind there was going to be. We said our goodbyes to very good friends Jan and Brian who normally keep their boat in Rochefort but at the moment they are in Falmouth for a refit. We also met friends from years ago at the ...