Hotel Du Grand Monarque
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Easy to find with the right direction from the station
Central to major old city attractions
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After a pretty ordinary Airbnb in Paris we set at off 8am for another interesting day.
We left the apartment at about 8am,
walked to the station about 58 min away, then caught a commuter train
to Gare Montparnasse station....another big place for intercity
It was a packed 35 min ride standing
all the way. We …
To Nantes on the TGV which is not so impressive these days, dirty carpets, broken seats.
Our hotel was handy to Centrum and the station, so could walk everywhere. There is a series of art installations on the Loire but we could not get to them as the boats have stopped running for the year, we really are on the shoulder season. Nantes is at the confluence of the Erdre and the Loire but we had to go ...
... Saves having to do it on the satnav itself.
Took a bit of time but voila, 40 minutes later, got a tailor made route.
Now you might ask 'Why are you going back to Quimperle? Surely the Quentels have had enough of you 2 pissheads?'
Not so mes amis. We had a date with destiny. More later.
French dual carriageways are largely known as N roads - route National. The majority of the other stuff is D roads, ...
Yet another sunny day in France. Last night it was so very black not sure I have ever seen such intense darkness. Suz took her panic alarm to bed with her she spooked me a bit so took mine too but I slept well. We are in the car park of what looks to be a witton park sort of place cyclists dog walkers etc. Both still in pjs drinking coffee we plan to go to the coast today about 10 miles ...
... by and ask for help. I was in the middle of nowhere and there was no cars passing by. Okay, let's have some coffee. I got everything with me to make some. After two coffees a friendly french guy stopped and asked if he could help me out. 'Yes please!' With the two of us, we had the motor back on the road in no time. 'Merci beaucoup, Monsieur! Vous voulez un cafée?'