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On my last evening in Saumur I ended up socialising at a couple of other motorhomes and didn't get back to my van until around midnight. Then it was very hot and the upshot was a disturbed night's sleep which meant I didn't feel too wonderful the next morning. Thankfully the drive to Rochefort en Terre was fairly short because I struggled to concentrate and I was very aware that I was potentially dangerous. I then struggled to ...
... 8pm which often doesn't finish until 1030. By then I'm ready for a good night's sleep so I can do it all again the next day. So the break from cycling was good today, but it was still a full day :). This evening was lovely. We had a very nice dinner in town, along with some very good wines. On the way to the restaurant, we walked through the local artisans market selling some great stuff. I bought myself a ...
... but true. Then it's up a couple of sneaky hills to the hotel. We rode 60kms today! We're staying in a town called Carnac at the Tumulus Hotel and Spa. It's lovely, great big room, comfy lounge chairs, room to hang the washing out and dodgy wifi. Quick shower and I'm off for my massage, which is as wonderful as you'd expect. Get some washing done, as we're here for two nights then back to the bar to meet the others before dinner. We have a fixed ...
... four different ciders that they make here. The business has been in the family for 3 generatioons. It has definitely warmed up now and we're all going through the water. The last stretch before we reach the hotel is apparently another 20kms. I'd be happy to stop now but decide to 'suck it up' and keep going. I did have to explain to Janice that it meant I would continue riding and not take the bus. It was hotter than before, the riding was ...
... Hotel Le Brieux (I think) for a coffee, cold drink and lunch which was Croque
Monsieur basically a toasted ham sandwich with melted cheese on the top.
Joined by Pen Friend Annie - for a beer we then walked to a little bar up a steep cobbled street and succumbed to a beer.
We returned to
the hotel for a small siesta before being collected again by Annie for another meal at our French friend’s house.