Hotel de Pen Bron
Travel Blogs from La Turballe
... building was white-walled and terracotta-roofed, and very Mediterranean-looking indeed.
It was a good, fast sail - the waves made it slightly bumpier than we'd have liked, particularly coming into the marina's very narrow entrance. When the wind dropped a little halfway there Mister Kitty persuaded me it was a good idea to get our light wind spinnaker up. As soon as it was set, ...
... admittedly the wind was only borderline 'strong' and the swell was only borderline large, but it was enough to make us nervous, but as it turned out it was all rather easier than expected and I steered us into the river with very little effort at all.
We headed a few miles up the river to the lock at Arzal and tied ourselves onto the waiting pontoon there so we could go through the lock the next morning. I was even more nervous about ...
Still on our quest to fix the heating, we left Port Louis for the massive marina of Port du Crouesty. It has space for perhaps 3000 boats and supposedly can house almost 300 visitors.
It was fairly windy and once again we found ourselves heading almost directly into the wind and waves, our bows flying upwards and crashing down again, making for a distinctly uncomfortable journey. We ...
I meet a lot of people, and ate lot of interesting food, and got some cool new toys. Can we do this Christmas thing every week?
Our first couchsurfing experience- Not really sure what to expect from this new venture of living in someone else's home without having to work for food and board; we were collected from the train station by our host and taken to his home where he showed us where we would be sleeping, the bathroom, etc. After a brief 101 of the whos, whats and hows of our respective lives, ...
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet