Le Saint Aubert
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... and barriers so that on the outgoing tides the estuary gets flushed and cuts channels each side of the mountain. The marshes surrounding the estuary are grazed by sheep owned by one farmer who discovered that his sheepmeat had a different flavour produced by the marsh grasses and the meat was much sought after. So he leases all the marshes off the government!
This coastline and area produces enormous tidal variations, up to 15 m in some bays and tides
... take a 60 degree left hand blind bend with a reasonable sweep on it.****! As the bend opens up there's a red Peugeot 205 belting towards us with some ruddy faced pisshead with a greybeard heading straight towards me on my side of the road. He sees me at the last second and swerves over to his side of the road - nobhead!
Metaphoric wipe of brow. F**k, that was close. Karma - what will be, will be.
Need a ...
... head in gear, we've got to be off the boat in 15 minutes."
Last thing we wanted was to be last off the boat and get turned over by French customs.
Two of the world's quickest showers later we're down on Deck 6, we're not last, thank f**k.
We pick a pretty French customs girl, Wilbur flashes a smile, passports shown and we're away.
It was grey and miserable, they'd obviously had some overnight rain and the roads were wet but strangely enough it was still quite ...
DAY SEVEN - FRIDAY We left After a reasonable night's sleep considering the slope and set off to spend some money in Rennes - IKEA and the Camping Car Shops! IKEA first where we treated ourselves to a king size duvet as our existing double leaves Mike with a cold back as he says I pinch it during the night but I reckon he throws it my way when he tosses and turns. We took ages trying ...
... hereabouts. Tonight, we can see the Mont lit up with the town lights and it's floodlights although Mike says we are not seeing it's best side from here. The only downside is that we are on a sideways slope and being on the public road we're not supposed to use our ramps. The French guy in front (there are only the two vans here) craftily waited until there was only the two of us before putting his on ramps. Trust a Frenchman to buck the ...