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I've really enjoyed watching French television during my trip, especially the channel Arte. Today, a program on one of my earliest passions, paleoanthropology, featuring none other than Richard Leakey. My Mom was kind enough to drive me to hear him lecture in Buffalo, NY when I was ...
... technical problem the whole spa was closed! The afternoon was put to good use catching up on washing and cleaning instead, not exactly the pamper afternoon we had envisaged!
So much for dodging the rain too, we've had some pretty good downpours ever since we arrived and the van was rocking for all the wrong reasons last night!
Friday was spent walking around the gorgeous town of Vannes (which ...
... Now clearly a tourist site with many french tourists taking advantage of the long weekend to visit without the hoards of Poms.
A picturesque stop and a break from inland visits, the remainder of the trip in France will follow the coast.
Back at hotel base we looked for a place for dinner in the area, nut it was Sunday, and mostly anything other than a bar was closed. We had to settle for a warmed slice of quiche and a beer at a bar in Pont Aven. No plate or cutlery, just the quiche on a piece of aluminum foil!
So if you are planning to travel to small towns in France (and perhaps Europe) most restaurants will be closed on Sunday and Monday.
all the best
... wine for picnic #6. Oh, and we had French pastries, too - Lemon tarts and Apricot tarts. They are so tasty.
The next day, Friday, Sept 26, we drove into Quimper to walk around smother medieval city, shop and visit some art galleries. Afterward, we drove to Pont Aven, where an artist colony was established by Paul Gaugin. Today there are still many artists that ...