Hotel le Manoir Saint Michel
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... Normandy kept coming back. So i left! Now, it is quite a drive in French terms to get to St Malo. It is 136km! Basically, it takes a 3 hours round trip. I was jamming out to random French songs the entire way and tried enjoying the view! The only sad thing was I kept seeing the old jeeps and other vehicles leaving the area. Even though I still think it is a little weird that the French have so much American stuff, it was really cool to be here and see all of it. Made it feel like ...
... the hotel for lunch. After our late lunch, the skies cleared a little and we went for a walk around the area near our hotel, had dinner and came back and prepared for our departure in the morning. I decided to take a last look at the sunset. It was blowing a gale and there were a couple of guys kite surfing. I took a short. Video of them. one in particular was getting some massive air as he tacked away fro the shore. It was an amazing ...
... in the old port section of the town, and since it was raining, we decided to just settle in for the evening. I called Matthew and Mom from here. Although our hotel offered Wi-Fi, we were on the top floor of the building and didn't have a strong signal for using Skype. So, later in the evening I snuck down to the ground floor in my nightgown, tee shirt and flip flops to make my calls. Ed went with me and assured me that no one would be stirring that time of night. Not totally ...
... night because she had planned to make tuna salad but had fed it to the bird! She was a very sweet lady. She was from Paris but moved to Dinan for her retirement. I understand why; it is so tranquil and charming! I mean their junior high is in a very very old monastery! It doesn't get much more charming than that!
Also, I would like to thank the Rickster (Rick Steves author of traveling books) for making the trip so much fun. He ...
... what a ridiculous family we were, doing this stuff, seemingly oblivious to the fact that she is normally the one who is so keen for us to do this type of stuff. It was a mile and a half to the sea which was not too bad, the girls all walked along making bouquets of wildflowers from the side of the road. We had some lunch on a bench overlooking the beach as it was too wet to sit anywhere else and then went for a bit of a wander on the beach. ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center