Hotel de la Plage
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... the girls. I think I need more practise in warmer water, even with a swimming wet suit plus a warmer rather tatty wetsuit on top it was still chilly, only 17C brrrrrrr.
Sunday the forecast was the same but in reality there were virtually no waves and it was too cold to be comfortable on the beach, so we gave up and went sightseeing to Quimper ...
... population that was largely destroyed in WWII and rebuilt rapidly, according to Lonely Planet, "without much thought to urban design". I did like their Bibus electric trams though. The tram lines were running along lovely manicured lawns, which I thought was a nice touch. We exited Brest on another nice futuristic bridge, not quite as impressive as Pont de Normandie, but nevertheless worth a photo opp.
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... of course! I will definitely make the Bohemienne de Legumes (vegetable terrine) and Pistou (vegetable soup). We went to dinner in the restaurant about 7.15pm. At 8.30pm the Bordeaux Harbour Pilot came on board by helicopter. We watched him land on the Lido deck. It was crazy, there was an enormous wind from the helicopter, then it took about one second for the Pilot to be lowered by cable from the helicopter, land and release the cable. He guides us into Bordeaux which takes 1.30 ...
... to which they were forecast for a laugh. Then the starboard engine packed up, oh it's great fun is sailing ! It was around this time I seriously had visions of us selling the boat and buying a camper van. But on the second night the wind died down about midnight and seemed to have left us with no wind whatsoever in what could only seem to me as the M1 Motorway of Biscay, with ships everywhere showing up on my AIS all pointing at us like like ...
Tomorrow we leave to cross Biscay, we have opted to go to Ria de Viveiro due to a big swell around La Coruna. So after a great nights sleep on our new mooring we were up early preparing for tomorrow which will be the biggest voyage of our adventure so far. The very name 'Biscay' conjures up images of heavy seas, rough weather and fills you with dread, we have waited for the right weather window, some people don't have this privilege and get caught ...