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Well it was a shame to have to leave our lovely campsite at Pontorson but we needed to hit the road. We headed about 45 mins west to the ancient walled city of St Malo where we were going to stay on an 'aire'. Aires are places where motorhomes are allowed to stop over for a night at very little cost (sometimes free) and can range from a supermarket car park to a basic campsite. I had yet to win Paul over on the merits ...
... and shops, all catering for the over-a-million tourists who visit each year.
It was a stunning walk and we made our way through the steep cobbled streets to the Abbey where we ate our picnic overlooking the bay. We successfully managed to dodge a thunderstorm on the walk home then after a chill out with a good ole english cuppa (for Mandy) we made use of the free sauna before retiring for the evening with a ...
... 8217;s and Restaurant’s. There’s also an indoor market with many characters selling their produce, who, thankful for our custom would stuff Richard’s rucksack full of garlic, tomatoes, potatoes and fruit, refusing to take any extra money. Which was great but by the time they’d finished, he’d weave up the road on his bike, like a huge Ninja turtle .
The waves along the coast line are incredible, if a little ...
... then set off down to the port for the restaurant recommended by the campsite owner. It was a good recommendation and the seafood dishes of moules and merely we're very tasty. An added bonus was the offer of putting the bikes in the garage. Replete we realised the sun was put and the wind was strengthening. After apish into the wind we got back to the camp to find ...
... wrenching. There was an eerie mist in the distance as we walked through the cemetery, even more pronounced when we went further down onto Omaha beach. It was not a beach you could picture sun baking on or walking your dog. It had a distinct feel that something bad had happened there, and I was not inclined to hang around too long. However amongst the evil, somehow at the same time there was a sense of meaning, a sense of peace, and a sense of ...