Manoir des Douets Fleuris
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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
We made our way from St Malo heading south for Moelan-Sur-Mer.
We'd tanked up in St Malo - £1.05 a litre for Super Unleaded - not bad!!
Will was seeking a caffeine fix. After 20 miles of grind on the boring N176 I decided to cut across country. We came across this lovely little village - Jugon-Les-Lacs. 2 big café au laits to stir the cryo tanks and then back on it.
To get to Moelan, there are only ...
... 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 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 ...
... br> A riverside walk brings you to ........It is a perfect example of a medieval way of life:an Abbey with its grounds & cloisters & living quarters; surrounded by the cottages of those who worked for the Abbey and a fortress on the hill to protect the Abbey. It has been beautifully looked after, preserved and conserved but not to its detriment and very peaceful.
We then went to Equry, home of the scallop. Sadly not in season when we were there, but in season elsewhere ...