Les Ajoncs D'Or
Travel Blogs from Pont-Aven
We called in here mainly to watch the daily catch of fish arrive. It's quite an event and the local council has built a viewing platform for the sole (sorry) purpose. Around 4.30 every afternoon, a couple of hundred people stand on the platform to see the flotilla of fishing boats arrive ...
We had a lovely sail to Groix and anchored in front of Locmaria. There's only limited space to anchor and when we got there there were already a number of boats.
We enjoyed a lovely BBQ and kept watch over the anchor as there is quite a bit of seaweed and a bit of ...
Who would believe but we finally have caught a fish!
we we're having a gentle sail and decided to give trolling a go and by sheer luck and not design we caught a lovely mackerel (which we had for breakfast the next morning).
those of you that have followed or heard about our previous adventures know that we are absolutely useless at catching fish.
unfortunately I didn't have enough time to get photographic evidence
We had a pretty nice sail to Concarneau not a long passage from Loctudy.
We've decided to exercise our chill days here.
There's not much to the town other than the old town within fortified walls, but it is atmospheric.
We basically wandered around and visited the Museum of fishing which was, believe it or not, very good.
After a relatively peaceful night in the creek (very shallow), we left mid tide and anchored in the river waiting for the right tide to go up the river to Quimper. We were um'ing and arh'ing whether to take the dinghy or the boat.
Once the tide had turned we checked that the boat was securely dug in and then took the dinghy towards Quimper, the capital of the area. We unfortunately experience wind over tide therefore the 3 mile dinghy ride was not going ...