Hotel Restaurant Beau Rivage
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... most impressive; such a weight of stone atop a small mountain in an estuary.
There was a cruel machine in the shape of a winch which pulled a sled up the slopes to the abbey. The winch power was supplied by a wheel , much the same as the wheel we see mice running inside, only 3 or 4 metres in diameter. Perhaps after confession the monks got to work/walk inside the wheel in lieu of 3 Hail Marys.
The French Government is restoring the estuary with man ...
... ways a satnav can take you so I re-jigged it for 'shortest route'.
For once Garmin did itself proud, the roads were dry now it although it was cloudy, and we had some brilliant biking roads.
The only down side to picking 'shortest' is Garmin route planners will take you through some f**ker's front room if they could get away with it. So there was the occasional farm track and log pile but overall ...
Woke up at 6am to 'Two & half men' repeating opening titles "Men,men,men,men,menly men men men, ooohhh", laptop had been left on.
Went back to bed.
Next thing.....'Bing bong, ladies & gentlemen the boat will be docking in 15 minutes, please make your way to your vehicles'. But it's only 7am. The ticket says 8.15am.
Thanks Brittany Ferries, they don't say you board in English time but get off in French time who are an hour in front.
"Will, Will, wake up, ...
... as the caisse didn't open for the gas until 2:30. Next place on the list was listed on Maps.me as Genets, which was a place that Mike had wanted to come to for some reason. We travelled down mostly single carriageway roads and hoped that we'd not meet anything coming the other way. Fortunately, we didn't meet anything bigger than a car! I balked at the lane we were supposed to travel down to get to the car park - a car, yes, but not our Rapido. ...
... so plugged in a stop at Vire and the quickest way there was the boring old A84. I found a stop before Vire at Villers Bocage just off the A84. Driving down through the town we saw the remnants of a market with a handbag stall. I wanted/needed a bag big enough to carry my iPad to McDonalds when I needed to without it being obvious as to what it was. Fortunately, we found ...