Hotel La Corniche
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... pretty crowded, camping-wise)? Or do we move along, get our place at a campsite, and then figure it out? We decided to head on up, and figure it out later (grungy though we felt….).
Along the way, we started wondering if maybe French truck stops had the option for showers, the way that they do in the States. It had been a few days since our last shower, and we were starting to feel fairly unsociable. We needed to gas up, and checked with the gas station when we did YES! ...
... and salted caramels made a la maison, to take home.
We dropped off our cycles and had a last drink at the bar. The Boden family were there again – Page 82 tonight. The weather was gorgeous today and it looks promising for our journey home.
We have cycled all the tracks on the island this week and clocked up about 80 miles in 6 days. Luckily, most of it was flat as we did it on "shopper" bikes. Nice baskets ...
11 miles (cycling)
Weather this morning dull and overcast.
We decided to go north to do the bike tracks we missed out the other day, calling in to the market at La Gueriniere on the way.
Nothing too exciting – just another day at L'Herbaudiere.
Back to Les 2 Entrees Cotes for dinner tonight. ...
11 miles (cycling)
Woke up this morning to light rain, wind and heavy cloud. Very windy in the night – the tent was creaking and flapping wildly. Got up late and had breakfast inside. Watched "Earth after Man" on the internet in bed and waited until the weather got a bit better.
We cycled out to the Port du Bonhomme, an oyster processing area not far from our ...
... so we thought things may be looking up. The food was very good – M had charcuterie to start. I had curried prawns and tuna steak as a main. Our waitress was very good – the other one swanned around with a trout pout looking like she was doing us all a favour just by being there.
To top it off, we were joined on the next table by a family of 5 straight out of the Boden catalogue – Marine ...