Travel Blogs from Mellac
After coming back from Rennes we enjoyed dinner in the cockpit. Just in front of where we are moored there's a bandstand and in the evening around 30 or so people were old fashioned dancing until the late hours. it was really lovely to watch as it was people of all ages.
Friday we didn't do too much - mainly hung around the boat and completed chores. In the afternoon we ventured out for a while and found out it ...
... the plat du jour formule, a mixed grill with mash followed by a fraise gazpacho with menthe chantilly (minty flavoured cream on a strawberry purée). Jonathan had Penne Arabica, with spicy sauce and chorizo, and chocolate mousse. All delicious and washed down with half a carafe of Merlot. At 2pm it was amazing to see crowds of suited men and well dressed women suddenly swarm through the town and return to work and the cafe ...
We left mid afternoon and headed towards another island, Ile d'Houat. The anchorage we chose was on quite crowded. We had a good internet signal so checked the weather. The wind was forecast to change direction sooner than our earlier forecast so we picked up the anchor and proceeded to the other side, like many others.
We spent the evening watching others come to this spot and last count before retiring we saw 40 boats, including a dutch barge at anchor. ...
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 ...
... Luckily Gen stayed up quite and noticed we were dragging and heading towards rocks. So in the middle of the night we re-anchored.
the next day we just chilled and completed some chores. Gen put up the be-mini which offered a little bit of shade from the sun.
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed