Le Regent Hotel
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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Prior to going to Nantes I had asked the Quentels if we could have some langoustines - my favourite of all shellfish. Something they gave me years ago and I've been fond of ever since.
Quick shell fish lesson:
A langoustine is not a crayfish, which is fresh water, but rather...Nephrops norvegicus, known variously as the Norway lobster, Dublin Bay ...
... and Heinekens later, me and Will staggered out in search of food.
It was gone 11 and most of the food shops had shut but we stumbled, literally, across this fabulous kebab house.
Back to the hotel, fully fed and completely hammered.
PS No need to do the snore complaint now, Will has been that zonked I could let a hand grenade off and he wouldn't know.
Satnav cockups: ...
... van onto a spacious pitch and ended up taking about 10 attempts which only goes to show how tired I was. So it was an early night for me.
The next day I went exploring and found a lovely lake right next door to the site and an even lovelier village a few minutes walk away. Rochefort en Terre is reputed to be one of the most beautiful villages in France and I agree, it is a joy. To add to my pleasure there were some ...
... fresh which will be lovely as its meant to be quite warm later today. Apparently it's unseasonably warm here in Brittany this year, and in particular, this week so we're told to expect temperatures of 30-31 degrees. The ride starts out well, we have some rolling uphill struggle and downhills, not too steep and then we're on the canal path into Reddon - very flat for the next 20 kms. We arrive in Reddon at 11am and we take time ...
... The arrival into St Nazaire was around 8.30pm, have to love sunset at 10pm!
While St Nazaire is a quiet little town, it sits at the mouth of the Loire River, upon which flying boats landed in the 30's as their last stop before Southampton, where passengers disembarked and ...