Le Manoir de la Roche Torin
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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
Before I opened the blinds this morning I could tell it was raining, I could hear the cars splashing along the roads. In reality it wasn't too bad but it was drizzling. Bummer.
I spent an hour booking a hotel in Le Havre and then tailoring the route.
'Come on Will, shake a leg buddy'. A cup of tea later, showered and grit your teeth for the road ahead.
I'd picked a nice selection of D routes to get ...
... 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 ...
... of an alley. By the end of the evening we had three French, two British and one German registered vans. One of the British vans belonged to the "Blue Hand Gang" a Facebook Motorhome group, so we went and said hello. They were a nice friendly couple but the other Brits on our alley never even showed their faces. There was also another British van on the next alley and they didn't speak ...
DAY SIX - THURSDAY Today, we have finally rested for the night at Le Grouin du Sud, just north of Avranches. First we stopped at Carolles Plage, where we got fresh water. We didn't really fancy staying there and paying 8€ for the privilege! We did fork out 3€ for 10 mins of water. It never takes 10 minutes to fill our tank as it's never completely empty. Lunched there and then set off to find a Super U for fuel and gas. Found that and did yet ...