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... surrounded by a protective wall. Our walk along the entire perimeter of the wall provided a great view of the sea and harbour as well as the old town from above. We were lucky to spot the endangered Kentish plovers that breed at the end of Sillon de Talbert -a 3 km long tongue of sand and pebbles that formed on the coast 100000 years ago. Local food specialties, apart from oysters, include mussels, scallops and all kinds of wonderful seafood, excellent cider, galletes (a ...
... catch an earlier train but we ended up being stranded as the next train to Morlaix would not be for another couple of hours. So we found a nice bar and waited out our time watching the mens final of the French Open.
When we got back to Morlaix enjoyed a wonderful seafood dinner at a family run business.
... ly blowing so there was a lot of yawing.
Mid afternoon just before HW we set off for our next destination. Got a bit of a sail in which was nice.
We anchored not far from the entrance to river leading to Morlaix.
In the morning we took the dinghy to the mainland opposite where we were anchored and saw the Cairn de Barnenez (ancient burial chambers) quite amazing. We then proceeded to Morlaix for the HW lock in.
The river to Morlaix is ...
... mooring (as the wind was pretty strong and there is a strong tide either direction).
After settling in we wandered around the town which is very pretty indeed. We managed to get to the market by the harbour just before closing and got some provisions (although we did manage to get ripped off by paying in excess of 10Euro for two chicken marylands - which is a bit steep in our opinion - so ...
... 5pm. Hard life! We've had 4 days off since we've been here. Looked around the local town, drove to a medieval town called Domfront which was beautiful, and one day we went on a bike ride into Conde (the village where we're based) stopped & bought bits for lunch & had a picnic in the local park. The towns & villages here are pristine. (Just like home?!!) On Sunday we took an hours drive to the D Day beaches & spent time at Arromanches museum - watching footage ...