Ibis Lorient Centre Gare
Travel Blogs from Lorient
... around F5-6 straight on the nose. After a short passage we anchored and stuck the weather out. We've been fortunate all along so one or two days of bad weather is not worth complaining about.
The following day we went up the river d'Auray picked up a mooring and then proceeded by dinghy to Auray. Such a lovely little town. Being a Sunday there was nothing open except restaurants but that didn't matter.
... 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!
... when checking everything was okay, it felt like you were in the middle of stellar constellation amongst all the anchor lights.
The internet signal on this side of the island was non-existent, and there was much we wanted to do - so we took off in search of a signal and decided in the end to head for Le Trinite-sur-mer.
Had a reasonably good sail across and picked up a mooring in the marina.
The next day (Friday) we took our bikes and went for ...
Carnac is a small village in Brittany, home to over 3000 megalithic stones. They're not big like Stnehenge, actually about waist height. They date back to a time between 5000 and 3500 BC and covers around five or six areas throughout the village. At least a couple of the sites are called alignments because for some unknown reason, the stones are laid out in perfect straight lines. Who knows the reason for this? We certainly ...
Today we traveled to Carnac, on the South Coast of Brittany, another pretty village. This town lies in the centre of the world's greatest concentration of megalithic sites. The region is full of neolithic menhirs, dolmens, cromlechs, tumuli and cairns (AKA standing stones!). The heaviest weighs 300 tonnes and they date back to at least 5000 years BC - which makes them ...
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