Travel Blogs from Brest
... ly blowing so there was a lot of yawing.
Mid afternoon just before HW we set off for our next destination. Got a bit of a sail in which was nice.
We anchored not far from the entrance to river leading to Morlaix.
In the morning we took the dinghy to the mainland opposite where we were anchored and saw the Cairn de Barnenez (ancient burial chambers) quite amazing. We then proceeded to Morlaix for the HW lock in.
The river to Morlaix is ...
We've spent almost two weeks pottering around near Brest, as our insurance demands that we don't go any further south until May. Well, now it's May!
After a week in the marina in Brest we headed further into the harbour and up the River Aulne, one of the most beautiful places we've been. Woods roll right down to the water; it's still and peaceful and at night we could smell the pine trees from where ...
Her take on the day's events:
Thursday 1st May
It was raining for much of the day so no real incentive to explore too far away from the car. We travelled over ...
... yelled excitedly for Mister Kitty. We dashed over to the starboard side to see if it had emerged, and movement at the bows caught our eyes; running forward again (with one hand firmly attached to the boat at all times, I would add) we lent over our bow to see three dolphins directly under us, keeping perfect time with the movement of our bows through the water and jumping up the the surface every so often sending water flying.
We had ...
... when we came at last into the shelter of the river
But mostly we were thinking about the day to come on Saturday. Aberwrac'h is used by almost everyone as a convenient stopping off point before heading round the north-west corner of France into the Chanel du Four and into Brest. We stuck ourselves on a mooring buoy a couple of miles into the river (for which we were charged the insane sum of €21) and tried not to worry about the next day, with limited success.