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Distance today 273KM
I left Négrèville, had luck at Granville and followed to route of the bay to Mont St Michele. The journey was a pleasure compared to yesterday, although as I approached the Mont it was such a beautiful sight I kept looking at it for too long whilst riding along a very windey road.
When I arrived I parked where the other motorcycles park and got chatting to a lovely American couple ...
... was on a blocked off Main Street with many stalls and a mass of locals in coats an scarves circulating. Shopping, talking with neighbours in the street, occupying tables out the front of cafes with family and friends with beer, coffees and the ever present cigarettes. There were great fromagerie stalls that drew us.
Eventually we sat and had water and watched. We had bought veg and other stuff for dinner and lunch. The return was smooth driving and the land ...
... was very relaxing. I got my music happening on the system, enjoyed cooking. Our hosts removed themselves all afternoon into the evening. We are beginning to plan/book Spain, Portugal, Morocco, seeing what fits, what we'd like. We do like staying places for four nights.
The evening unfolded nicely, friendly and easy. I suppose being with English speakers is easy, and a similar age group. My meal went down well. A late chat spanned many topics.
... le Fey and finally the larger Entraygues-sur-Truyere, a medieval river port at the confluence of the two rivers. There is an imposing chateau in a relatively small place on a narrow winding road by the river. The town was eerie in that we arrived during the lunch period (two hours) where few people are out, they go home for lunch or lunch out. It's a national institution ... makes you feel ...
Sadly we left Monpazier, a beautiful place. We packed up, breakfasted, hit the market, visited the local history place about Monpazier, which was finally open. Monpazier was a walled city with a moat. Built by Richard I and the town remains an icon of civil design.
We drove down the Lot valley in the Dordogne across and into the Aveyron departement. The stone in the houses got redder. Valleys are densely ...
- Swimming pool
- Free parking