Le Bas du Gast
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... for being liberated, quite amazing to see and makes you see war in a different light.
We took a long ol drive today, heading to the Loire Valley and we thank Grandma for the Loaning of the portable DVD player!!! We can drive in peace, looking out to the sights around, so many pretty villages and once again took the minor roads (a motorway is just a motorway!).
Stopped for lunch in a lovely spot, Domfront where ...
... ago and it had not been occupied in 50 years. What they have done is amazing, with wonderful French antique furniture and fittings throughout. Currently there are only 2 bedrooms available to stay in but next year there will be 4 or 5. We will certainly stay there again and I would recommend it to all of you reading this blog if you have the chance.
One of our must see has always been Le Mont St Michel, the island made famous in many novels and movies. It is ...
After watching the race and having rested as well as possible on Sunday in Le Mans, we set off early on the Monday morning, wary that our bodies had not benefited from any decent sleep over the last 3 nights. Le Mans camping is a battle against loud music, fireworks and the drone of motor sport - literally at all hours.
So the menu today was a mere 60 miles and we aimed to get to our destination south of Mayenne early in order to rest in ...
... not made easy by the lack of English spoken in this sleepy town. In a fast food joint, I ordered chicken nuggets but got a sort of chicken kebab instead!
The lady who ran the hotel did not speak any English but when I explained we had cycled from St.Malo she looked at us like we were mad. When we came down in the morning dressed again in cycling clothes she asked where we were going. I said Le Mans, and she simply shook her head in ...
... garden was beautiful. Caterers had set up a marque with seats and tables, decorated in the same decor as the wedding. There was plenty of delicious food and dessert to finish. But.. It's was bloody cold!! All us Aussies were freezing and keen to get inside. We headed home, played some cards and went to the Creperie for dinner before an early night. What a ...
Other places to stay in Laval
22 Rue De La Paix, Laval | Hotelfrom $80
Route de FougÃ¨res, Laval | 3 star hotelfrom $62
Boulevard des Trappistines, Laval | Hotelfrom $70
102, avenue Robert Buron, Laval | Hotelfrom $127
8, Avenue Robert Buron, Laval | 2 star hotelfrom $84