Mercure Rennes Centre Gare
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... hour, then back down to earth and down to base camp.
I took a few photos and found Darius a tin of caramels, as requested.
Later in the evening Jonathan dashed over the bridge to the patisserie for a baguette to go with the remainder of our chicken and salad for dinner, and a slice if flan for afters. It has rained steadily all evening.
... chocolate sauce, confit orange and almonds for me. Again, yum! Followed by heart starting coffee. The little restaurant was full and more people kept coming, the rain was occasionally blowing under the awning, and it was getting chilly, so slipping down the steep cobbled street we came to our cosy little house. And so ends another day. ...
... reclining in oh so comfortable deckchairs under shady trees.
We had a cold drink (cider for me, pressed and bottled and fermented on the farm from apples grown in the pays de la baie du Mont St Michel, water for the driver) and a coffee to follow to keep us awake, warm in a gorgeous shady little courtyard at the back of the chateau - actually I can never tell which is the front and which is the back, one side is the entrance and faces ...
We took the train to Rennes, the current capital of Brittany. It was a bit of a train ride getting there and as we approached the terminus we were a little bit disappointed with what we saw - modern buildings and high rises. Oh well we will just have to make the most of it.
We enjoyed some of the ...
... shops, descending again to the port via the patisserie over the bridge again for a croissant for petit dejeuner deciemme (second breakfast). Now it's deciding what to do next - we were going to explore Dinan today, but the forecast is 30 degrees, so we may head for the coast and some gardens and walks there where we can cool off with a paddle afterwards. ...
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