Travel Blogs from Laval
... on a recommendation from one of the hotels we drove out of town about 15 km to a resort, the Le Relais Du Gue de Selle and booked in there. The other thing was that the Le Mans 24hr race was on that weekend and we were only 50 km from there so lots of people were staying there from the UK for the race. You can see from the photo that these guys all drove luxury cars so in the parking lot there were Ferraris, Lamborghinis, Porches, a Bentley and our Citroen C5. The next day ...
We made excellent progress today, sticking on main roads as much as possible. We again had lunch in the restaurant-tabac in Souligne-Flace but made the mistake of trusting in an unknown dish. Paul and I were served a sausage that was frankly repulsive. I ate a little but made the rest of lunch with my chips layed on pieces of bread.
Our destination was reached mid afternoon. The hotel and restaurant were closed so Martin ...
Today we started our 4 day trip to Le Mans and back.
We got started at 11am local time having disembarked from the Jersey to St.Malo ferry.
We had lunch in Pontorson and one or two coffee breaks along the way.
We got to Ernee and out hotel at around 7pm French time, exhausted. About 75 miles covered today.
The hotel had messed up our room booking but they managed to put us all in one room. We went out to try and buy some food ...
... the photos are not the best.
Back to Nelly's about 6pm to help prepare dinner - moules and frites ie mussels and chips. Col helped with the chips as the mussels recipe is a secret. When the meal began we had mini quiches as the 'aperitif', then a selection of cold seafood including prawns, sea snails and crab claws. Then the mussels and chips, followed by a cheese platter and salad and then lemon meringue pie and ice-cream! Nelly had ...
... garden was beautiful. Caterers had set up a marque with seats and tables, decorated in the same decor as the wedding. There was plenty of delicious food and dessert to finish. But.. It's was bloody cold!! All us Aussies were freezing and keen to get inside. We headed home, played some cards and went to the Creperie for dinner before an early night. What a ...
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