Travel Blogs from Bedee
... above the drawbridge, and descended to the gift shop just in time. Jonathan bought more books, I bought a macaron! Such are our tastes!
It was straight home to Dinan then, well almost. We needed bread for dinner and deviated from the GPS lady's route to get it in the old town, and then she tried to send us driving down the Rue de Petit Fort to get home. Jonathan was having none of this - through a narrow arch ...
Almost. Jonathan went to a museum in Lehon while I shopped for souvenirs in Dinan. We met under the clock tower at 12 and had lunch in a strange little cafe, quiche and salad followed by ice cream with salted caramel and Breton biscuits, washed down with coffee. Climbed the clock tower to look at the town from above, nearly fell off when the bell tolled ...
... began to sprinkle with rain. The service was very quick... Jonathan had a crepe Forestiere: mushrooms, ham and cream sauce, while I had Argenoise: crepe with pork and prunes, and a salad of lettuce with mustard dressing. Both yum. We had dessert crepes too of course: Grand Marnier ice cream, confit orange and almonds for Jonathan, ...
... birthplace and childhood home of a famous French writer of the early 19th century, Francois-Rene Chateaubriand. The home is still lived in by a Chateaubriand descendant, who happened to be giving his dachshund some fresh air and exercise on the front lawn when we arrived, and later ducked out in his black Audi. The tour was guided, by a very pretty young girl in a stylish little dress with perfect hair, who spoke in French, and afterwards we agreed ...
We took the train to Rennes, the current capital of Brittany. It was a bit of a train ride getting there and as we approached the terminus we were a little bit disappointed with what we saw - modern buildings and high rises. Oh well we will just have to make the most of it.
We enjoyed some of the ...
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking