Travel Blogs from Auray
... wind to turn the motor off so we settled for lunch. We passed Belle Ile and the Quiberon a Peninsular on are way to Island of Houat. Still flat seas but wherever you looked other yachts were motoring 3.15pm engine off at last but only for 1 hour as at 4.15 engine on, what a shame lets hope for more wind tomorrow for going to Ile de yeu. Lovely settled eve at anchor made mince from pork steaks and made homemade burgers with rice and aubergine lovely way to end our day ...
... World Cup quarter finals and France was playing - that explained the large screen and speakers that had been assembled that afternoon not far from us.
We went back to the boat to soak up the atmosphere. We were in the shade of our cockpit when it started to drizzle. Germany had scored and early goal, much to dampen the atmosphere. Then before half time the big screen stopped working and everyone either headed ...
Last Wednesday M. and I set off on our annual journey by car, to our apartment in Spain, via Irish Ferries and a picturesque route through France. It nearly didn't happen this time... Because while doing some last minute shopping on Saturday, I fell heavily on the pavement in the town centre. At the time I was more embarrassed by the public spectacle than anything else, and then about some bruising to my hand. However, the main damage only became apparent ...
... I write this it's 10 pm and the light finally fading, the sun finally set. The patrons at the restaurants over the river again are chatting and laughing and cutlery and crockery clinking. Last night a lady wandered about playing a violin, tonight there is recorded music from one of the restaurants. But the crowds are thinning, they are packing up and will soon go home to bed.
As Jonathan has just done and as now will I!
... floors in the centre of the tower were gone so that you could stand at the bottom and see right up and out of the roof, 5 floors in all, but each one enormously high in itself. The array of fireplaces and doorways and windows all opening into this space was stunning. There were two spiral staircases within the walls still in good enough repair to climb up to the fourth storey, which of course we did... incredible views down into the centre of the tower as ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed