Les Bruyeres Hotel
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Gastes to Mimizan then Leon 46 miles
Great cycle routes all the way. Finished day in a 4 star campsite (i dont know how they give it 4 stars without even seeing my tent!) I suppose they did have toilet seats and toilet paper. Unfortunately there was no one at reception to pay, so i didnt! I had a great burger from a local restaurant. I got to bed about 10 and slept like a baby.
... get as far away from the mozzies as possible I cycled like mad following the sat nav straight into a mozzie infested swamp at the bottom of a 4 mile sand track ,there is nothing worse then backtracking ! Apart from headwinds ! And sand tracks ! A shop that doesn't sell pain au chocolat ...
... are signs saying no swimming and its not hard to see why as the waves break right on the beach and they are very rough with a strong undertow. The ride back was much more uneventful and Ruby even managed to get in the front for a bit. An ice cream was quickly followed by another swim, we even braved the outdoor pool for a bit longer today as it is definitely getting warmer but it did eventually get too cold for the girls so we went back ...
... and head for where we were going to stay the night. We drove down to near the beach but there was nowhere campervans were allowed so we went down a side street and drove along until we reached a point where we weren't allowed to drive any further so as we were near the beach we decided to just park the van and make some lunch and go and sit on the beach. We had been stopped there for only a couple of minutes when I heard the sound of a ...
... to get up them. On the way back we saw a snake slithering across the path in front of us so I immediately jumped off the bike and grabbed a stick with a fork in it and pinned his head. Then I carefully picked him up behind the head and showed the girls his fangs and the sacks where his venom was. Then I told them about the time I wrestled a crocodile. I think I may have caught a bit of the sun today. We don't know ...
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