Travel Blogs from Pornichet
The pens are an awe inspiring place, which still reck of history and emotion. A must see on any trip to the North West Atlantic coast of France.
The pens are easy to locate from the town centre by following the signs for the dock. Once in the dock follow the road around and you will come to a bridge taking you over the Joubert dry dock. The gates are to the seaward side of the lock. (look left as you drive over the ...
... and took photos. Then we cycled on to the bridge but nothing much there so cycled back to Barbatre for a coffee. Then we went to Barbatre's local beach, the Plage L’Ocean for a while.
Cycled home for a late lunch and started to pack ready for our departure tomorrow. Did a route and then took off on our cycles for the last time to the restaurant in the village. Very pleasant service once again and we bought some bags ...
11 miles (cycling)
Weather this morning dull and overcast.
We decided to go north to do the bike tracks we missed out the other day, calling in to the market at La Gueriniere on the way.
Nothing too exciting – just another day at L'Herbaudiere.
Back to Les 2 Entrees Cotes for dinner tonight. ...
... were now cycling into a very strong headwind – pedalling like mad and getting nowhere. We called in at Camping du Midi at Plage du Midi to have a look at the competition.
We were quite surprised to find that this was also an “Original” campsite as is ours and they even had the same kind of tents and tipis as our campsite. It was bigger than our campsite and ...
... I can get my camera out.
Twice in the last two days, I thought my camera was broken but both times it was my own ineptitude – I left the lens cap on today! Trying to find a path through, we ended up pushing our bikes about a kilometre through sand – I wasn’t impressed.
Stopped at the restaurant in La Gueriniere for a drink and where we had planned to eat tonight only to be told they ...