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Travel Blogs from Morlaix
We decided to the take the TVG from Morlaix to Guingamp and potter about. We read in one of the guides that this is an interesting town, very traditional.
We more or less saw the town within a couple of hours. We have mixed feelings, perhaps it is because it was a Sunday and there was no one about. The most ...
... and very very shallow even towards HW. At one stage we had under a metre under the keel and we did run aground not far from the lock where we were trying to go alongside the wall.
After settling in we wandered into the town. The market was just closing but we still managed a little provisioning. We wandered around the streets and enjoyed the architecture and the atmosphere, quite lively. It's mostly a student town with quite a number of bars and creperies.
... here is only buy stuff where prices are shown so you can work out if going to the supermarket is better value).
The street leading up to the town centre is impressive with it's old buildings.
The cathedral with its cloister was interesting as it was built in stages over the years therefore displaying different architectural styles. It also houses the body of St Yves, the patron saint ...
... and even managed to find the village of Ryes which my Grandad liberated. We went to the American memorial at Omaha beach - a very moving & humbling experience. We've spent many evenings with good food, wine, long chats with Lin & Geoff & had a movie night on sat with popcorn ( the French just don't do butterkist!) It's made such a nice change to spend our evenings chilling & enjoying sitting around with good food & conversation (usually over an open ...
... manor house, and three nights in a 200 year old town house converted into an inn.
I have some great pictures; however, you won't be seeing any here! My new Microsoft Surface isn't cooperating. I don't have email anymore either!!!! Also, the Surface is telling me I can't load any more pictures on this tablet. Go figure!!!!!
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed