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... disconnected I decided to get up as the first bells sounded at the church up the hill. It was crisp and very clear. The full moon was just disappearing into the west as the sky started to lighten for the east. I did a Rocky type run up the stone stairs past the church and to the highest part of the chateau grounds. Realising I had a bit more time before the sun rose I found steps back down on to the main road and the bridge over the river. I jogged along to ...
century; inside you can still traces of the original paintings upon the walls.
Monday 10th Sept.
Today we went down to Le Mans to visit the Plantagenet City
which is the old part of Le Mans with its narrow roads and alleys and the
buildings dating back to the 16th century. Stuck in the middle of
this warren of narrow roads is the magnificent Saint-Julien Cathedral, parts of
which date back to the ...
... Le mans and towards the town of Fresnay, a medieval town on a river, and found a nice looking campsite. The pitch that we got was right on the river. That night we spotted an otter swimming along, which was ace as we since read that otters in this part of France are very rare.
The next day we noticed some young children sailing past us down the river in a small inflatable boat, with a cat on board. Think about that for a moment: a cat, in a boat, ...
... sunning themselves on the beaches below & sailing around the small islands.
Today we walked into town to pick up a few grocieries and stop in at the boulangerie - french bakeries are wonderful & smell so good. Then we took a tip with Marie-Claude & Michel to Domfront, the mid evil walled city not far from Flers. Had lunch there and explored the old castle.ruins. They date back to 1000AD. The ...
Day 1 on the road: after an early start we were greeted in France with driving rain. This however failed to dent spirits. The day that followed was filled with a wrong turn (immediately from the port) more rain, beautiful Normandy landscapes and a taste of French cuisine in falaise. We settled in in the picturesque hamlet of mesnil-glais, around 4 pm to a apartment to ourselves with tv to watch the euro's and a fridge full of beers.