Hotel Des Mimosas
Travel Blogs from Pont-Aven
... quay to unload their catch of fish and langoustines and crab. Fifty minutes later, it's all over and we went to one of the local shops to but some langoustine for tea. There were two choices, the fresh catch,which were still alive and wriggling, or the dead pre cooked ones. I chose the ...
... Luckily Gen stayed up quite and noticed we were dragging and heading towards rocks. So in the middle of the night we re-anchored.
the next day we just chilled and completed some chores. Gen put up the be-mini which offered a little bit of shade from the sun.
Who would believe but we finally have caught a fish!
we we're having a gentle sail and decided to give trolling a go and by sheer luck and not design we caught a lovely mackerel (which we had for breakfast the next morning).
those of you that have followed or heard about our previous adventures know that we are absolutely useless at catching fish.
unfortunately I didn't have enough time to get photographic evidence
We had a pretty nice sail to Concarneau not a long passage from Loctudy.
We've decided to exercise our chill days here.
There's not much to the town other than the old town within fortified walls, but it is atmospheric.
We basically wandered around and visited the Museum of fishing which was, believe it or not, very good.
... pleasant i.e. not dry, so we turned around and went back to the boat. We had read in some, but not all, guides that we could get the boat just before the town, so we tried. We ran aground a couple of times and definitely created a new channel ploughing through (scrapping off the anti-fouling on the keel) until we finally gave up and dropped the hook mid channel.
We took the dinghy up river, passing a coaster, which suggested shipping. Gen didn't feel ...