Minotel Le Lion d'Or
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... caught a few words but no idea otherwise what her little stories were about. She gave us some little info cards in English, but Jonathan felt the need to buy a little book afterwards! There was an American couple as well, but mostly French visitors, old couples.
We didn't see the whole chateau, given it's still a private residence, just preserved rooms - a couple of bedrooms, lounge and dining, chapel and entrance hall, and up onto ...
We took the train to Rennes, the current capital of Brittany. It was a bit of a train ride getting there and as we approached the terminus we were a little bit disappointed with what we saw - modern buildings and high rises. Oh well we will just have to make the most of it.
We enjoyed some of the ...
... to give way at small intersections but approaching with caution has been our rule of thumb. By the time we worked ourselves out and had a bit of lunch, Luke, Kate and the kids were arriving in their boat. We spent the remainder of the day driving as far south as we could arriving at a camping ground where Kate and I pointed at the semi English tariff sheet and tested what little French we ...
... tucked under her seat with her handbag.
It's a lovely morning, sunny and mild. We were up quite early, both having slept very well. The summer sun rises before 6am, and doesn't set til after 10pm. From our lovely little balcony on the 5th floor this morning the rosy glow over the golden dome of Invalides and the chimney pots of the terraces was so pretty at dawn. We showered and packed and checked out at 7am, and walked across the road to the bus stop where ...
It had to be done, didn't it. Although John had nearly been out off by hearing about the hoardes of tourists. Of course all the aires nearby charge through the nose, we managed to find a lovely one, Aire de Beauvoir, 4 km away from the mount but linked by a cycle path. So we walked in. The Mount itself was a spectacle from afar. It was free to walk onto and around, although you could pay a silly amount to go into the dungeons and the abbey. We felt it was nice enough just to enjoy for ...
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