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We arrived late after a big day of travel. A pretty town rising on both sides from a river with foot and road bridges every 50 meters.
After our delicious lunch we ate light in an upstairs Creperie run by a Mother and son. Just the job, a carafe of wine and a savory and sweet crepe each.
As we were walking about 100 or so runners with head lamps passed us, off on some nighttime endurance run I suspect. Completely mad!
We headed west about an hour on from Josselin to the coast to visit one of the villages Brittany is famous for. Concarneau is notable for its walled defenses, capable of housing what in those days would have been the entire population of the ...
Back at hotel base we looked for a place for dinner in the area, nut it was Sunday, and mostly anything other than a bar was closed. We had to settle for a warmed slice of quiche and a beer at a bar in Pont Aven. No plate or cutlery, just the quiche on a piece of aluminum foil!
So if you are planning to travel to small towns in France (and perhaps Europe) most restaurants will be closed on Sunday and Monday.
all the best
... and there are also many art galleries. Steven and I tried to make a reservation at a neat restaurant in an old mill, but they were not going to be open on Sunday or Monday.
Back at our hotel we had made reservations for tonight. What a wonderful time and superb meal we all had. Collectively we had scallops, duck and steak for the main course. Our appetizers ...
... so we were on our own. The town of Lorient was devastated by WWII. 90% of the town was rebuilt in the 50’s. We walked into town and along the way met a charming couple from Liverpool. They have a holiday home in Florida (Dayton Beach) and consider themselves “Americans” cute no? This is their first voyage with Oceania, and clearly this is a mismatch! They were appalled by the Backstage show the other night ...