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Ile de Glenans to Lorient
We woke to a misty start to our day but by mid afternoon the skies started to clear so we decided to leave the River Odet where had enjoyed 3 lovely days and sail to Iles de Glenans to hopefully anchor there for a few days, as last year we were only able to stay for 1 night, David worked our a course to avoid the rocks, sailed all the way with main and genoa up and often reached over 7 knots, we arrived and decided to anchor off the beach on ...
... St Jacques (chopped Scallops in a sauce) another taste sensation!!!
Followed by Pork (from a Piglet) and home made Frites made from potatoes from the garden and
carrots in an onion sauce. Followed by bread and cheese and strawberry cheesecake
thingy!!! Obviously each course accompanied by a different bottle of wine.
We returned to the hotel and that was it.
Miles today – Riding zero - Walked about ...
... which was very quiet - bear in mind it was Sunday afternoon and this was the only place open.
We then rode to their house. Now I have been here before but had forgotten how nice the setting was. It has a sea view and is post card picturesque.
We were greeted by Annie and her Mother Isobel and Father Louie (but is known as Li Li) both are remarkable for their ages (both in their 80's) Now a greeting each ...
... to David and I when we were walking around Quimper of when we used to go there with the girls, either whilst staying in Gites or visiting from our boat, in fact we had a coffee in the same Cafe we visited many years ago. The town reminds us very much of Vanne with its style and age of buildings.The coach journey to and fro Quimper was brilliant, so comfortable, the drivers were so polite and safe and the scenery was lovely.We relaxed in the evening as we were planning ...
... lighter as time went on. The seas were flat, wind gentle such brilliant conditions to cross in although a little more wind would have been good, very different from our sail home back on April 10th when we left to cross to Plymouth in high winds and a very cold night. At 10.40 I spotted Ille Vierge Lighthouse, in the distance, it's the the tallest lighthouse in Europe, and it marks the entrance to L'Aberwrach. ...