Travel Blogs from Ploemeur
... wind to turn the motor off so we settled for lunch. We passed Belle Ile and the Quiberon a Peninsular on are way to Island of Houat. Still flat seas but wherever you looked other yachts were motoring 3.15pm engine off at last but only for 1 hour as at 4.15 engine on, what a shame lets hope for more wind tomorrow for going to Ile de yeu. Lovely settled eve at anchor made mince from pork steaks and made homemade burgers with rice and aubergine lovely way to end our day ...
... World Cup quarter finals and France was playing - that explained the large screen and speakers that had been assembled that afternoon not far from us.
We went back to the boat to soak up the atmosphere. We were in the shade of our cockpit when it started to drizzle. Germany had scored and early goal, much to dampen the atmosphere. Then before half time the big screen stopped working and everyone either headed ...
... of days later... I seem to have broken ribs on one side! However, broken ribs are infinitely preferable to a broken wrist, for a musician. Since only time and painkillers will mend them, and since there is no problem getting paracetamol in Europe, we set off anyway, and I am enjoying the trip, albeit strapped up, and moving with more care and attention than usual! Landing at Roscoff, we set off for Brest, to satisfy our curiosity as to whether ...
... instantly of diners! They take lunchtime seriously.
We then walked to the city walls and admired the gardens below, and continued on in search of the port. Which turned out to be a narrow marina in a hot open square between tall terraces. Too hot - time to move on. We returned back into the walled part of town - a large preserved section of half timbered buildings, all tourist shops and restaurants and very busy, and ...
... were shutting but still managed to buy some seafood before the fish market closed. In the afternoon we went wandering around the town which was just lovely. There remains parts of the old town wall and ramparts, loads of half timbered houses etc. Just lovely.
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