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Needless to say we had a thick head from the night before. We tipped out the Ibis at 12md and went to the Quentels to say goodbye.
They really are a lovely family. It is such a privilege to know them. As usual Isobel loaded us with crepes, jam and coffee.
We stopped at Pontivy for something to eat. Found this nice little restaurant on a square serving up a 'formule' - starter and main course for €11. Bring it on.
I know what most of the stuff is on the board but not everything. I ask the waiter / unscrupulous owner, "What is salade de gesier?", so he starts rubbing his tum and mentions tasty and chicken with croutons and salade. "OK, I'll have 1 of those". Will has the same.
... book a hotel called "Hôtel les Panoramas" because it probably gets the Panorama from being on the top of a hill and never try to get there using Google maps. Googlemaps have an encyclopaedic knowledge of every field in the world from the looks of things and we ended up getting to Hôtel les Panoramas via several tattie and cabbage fields! We didn't end up arriving at Hôtel les Panoramas until about half past seven so we were both zonked and hungry ...
Monday 22nd June 2015
Breakfast at the Fast Hotel
was OK - better than some - but a lack of cold meats would have knocked its
score down - that's if we were scoring. After a bit of a lazy morning sorting
bags out and watching BBC World News in English!!
Then we walked!!!
Yep down the hill into the town of Quimperle. It
took us just over half an hour. We took a few pictures and headed straight ...
... 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 ...