Le Manoir Du Sphinx
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... bridges which is probably why it won the award for best village in France for gardens and flowers a few years back.In summary, Brittany is a very beautiful area with a rich Celtic history which the locals are obviously very proud to display (even the road signs are in Celtic as well as French). There are many varied walking trails, carefully marked, to showcase the unique scenery on offer. It is understandable that many Europeans spend their summer holidays there each year.
... I did discover the car has a navigation system and it was helpful, but from time to time we turned off to explore the centre of a town or go on a less direct route. The rain and low cloud meant that visibility wasn't good though.
We were in Paimpol by mid morning, and found a parking space, difficult due to everyone being in town for the markets. There was a lot of clothing, shoes, and a big shed full of vintage everything, as well as the ...
We came down to this barren place, a few miles from Paimpol because of its sheer beauty. Looking out across the water we can see the car free island of Brehat. It has a population of only 350. But the thing that I find most awesome are the plethora of rocks sprouting from the still waters. There are dozens of them, and ridiculous as it may sound, this area immediately strikes me as being similar to Halong Bay in Vietnam, only in ...
... catch an earlier train but we ended up being stranded as the next train to Morlaix would not be for another couple of hours. So we found a nice bar and waited out our time watching the mens final of the French Open.
When we got back to Morlaix enjoyed a wonderful seafood dinner at a family run business.
... and very very shallow even towards HW. At one stage we had under a metre under the keel and we did run aground not far from the lock where we were trying to go alongside the wall.
After settling in we wandered into the town. The market was just closing but we still managed a little provisioning. We wandered around the streets and enjoyed the architecture and the atmosphere, quite lively. It's mostly a student town with quite a number of bars and creperies.