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... Gorse, and gorse is the clan flower of Clan McClennan, so Jenny feels quite at home.
We booked StMalo for two nights so we could visit Mont St Michel before we went across to the Channel Islands. Once again we were glad we were there (StMichel)off peak as the place was crowded.. The lower slopes of the island are very commercial , all the usual tack plus Paua jewellery made in NZ!! The abbey is spectacular to see and tour, with panoramic views, the ...
... ways a satnav can take you so I re-jigged it for 'shortest route'.
For once Garmin did itself proud, the roads were dry now it although it was cloudy, and we had some brilliant biking roads.
The only down side to picking 'shortest' is Garmin route planners will take you through some f**ker's front room if they could get away with it. So there was the occasional farm track and log pile but overall ...
... head in gear, we've got to be off the boat in 15 minutes."
Last thing we wanted was to be last off the boat and get turned over by French customs.
Two of the world's quickest showers later we're down on Deck 6, we're not last, thank f**k.
We pick a pretty French customs girl, Wilbur flashes a smile, passports shown and we're away.
It was grey and miserable, they'd obviously had some overnight rain and the roads were wet but strangely enough it was still quite ...
DAY SIX - THURSDAY Today, we have finally rested for the night at Le Grouin du Sud, just north of Avranches. First we stopped at Carolles Plage, where we got fresh water. We didn't really fancy staying there and paying 8€ for the privilege! We did fork out 3€ for 10 mins of water. It never takes 10 minutes to fill our tank as it's never completely empty. Lunched there and then set off to find a Super U for fuel and gas. Found that and did yet ...
... we took them for a spin tonight, back to the old town where we could walk to a rocky outcrop which was previously impossible to get to, because of the water and only passable now because the tide was a long way out. We were a bit late as the tide was coming in as we left. Dinner in a nearby restaurant was delicious and the rest of the bottle of wine was drank on the sea wall overlooking the sea. St Malo is a lovely place to spend our first ...