Residence Vacantel Les Alignements
Travel Blogs from Carnac
There's been thunder and lightning and rain all night and it's still a bit gloomy when we meet for breakfast. The forecast is to clear by about 11am so we will take the van to our first visit today, the Carnac Alignments, and then see how the weather is. Hoping for a bike ride after that. The Carnac Alignments are a series of standing stones that are set in parallel lines. The area is 3kms long and about 50m wide. ...
Let's book a cycling holiday in France, she said, for a week, she said, it will be fun, she said. And I remind Rob, it is lots of fun. But bits of me still hurt and I am a bit tired at the end of the ride. Still, if it was easy, anyone could do it :). After a very warm night, in a hotel that doesn't do air conditioning, we wake ready for another day. Then the power goes out which limits breakfast choices and the all important coffee. However, we ...
... in the park near the mill, which was wonderful and included some left over wine from last night. And goat cheese flavoured chips! Weirdest things, and only in France. Another 20kms or so on the bike, it's now very hot and we did a fair bit of riding along some busy roads. Our next stop was a cider maker where we watched a film about how they used to make cider and how they do it now - again in French but we managed to get the gist. Then ...
... St Jacques (chopped Scallops in a sauce) another taste sensation!!!
Followed by Pork (from a Piglet) and home made Frites made from potatoes from the garden and
carrots in an onion sauce. Followed by bread and cheese and strawberry cheesecake
thingy!!! Obviously each course accompanied by a different bottle of wine.
We returned to the hotel and that was it.
Miles today – Riding zero - Walked about ...
... 4 kisses on the cheeks takes some time -the custom of Brittany.
Now the scenarios to be seen to be believed (see photos of the sea all views from their garden) – a couple of cups of coffee and the handing of gifts that Dave had bought them we managed a small Danish Pastry type thing which was obviously French Pastry type thing. There was also "Hugo" the old Boxer dog.
We then rode tithe Hotel to ...
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