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... most impressive; such a weight of stone atop a small mountain in an estuary.
There was a cruel machine in the shape of a winch which pulled a sled up the slopes to the abbey. The winch power was supplied by a wheel , much the same as the wheel we see mice running inside, only 3 or 4 metres in diameter. Perhaps after confession the monks got to work/walk inside the wheel in lieu of 3 Hail Marys.
The French Government is restoring the estuary with man ...
... ways a satnav can take you so I re-jigged it for 'shortest route'.
For once Garmin did itself proud, the roads were dry now it although it was cloudy, and we had some brilliant biking roads.
The only down side to picking 'shortest' is Garmin route planners will take you through some f**ker's front room if they could get away with it. So there was the occasional farm track and log pile but overall ...
Woke up at 6am to 'Two & half men' repeating opening titles "Men,men,men,men,menly men men men, ooohhh", laptop had been left on.
Went back to bed.
Next thing.....'Bing bong, ladies & gentlemen the boat will be docking in 15 minutes, please make your way to your vehicles'. But it's only 7am. The ticket says 8.15am.
Thanks Brittany Ferries, they don't say you board in English time but get off in French time who are an hour in front.
"Will, Will, wake up, ...
... cowardly and you'd probably be right! We continued on to where we are now. More narrow roads but we arrived safe and sound. This is simply parking spaces at the side of the road with two linear spaces suitable for motorhomes but we have a lovely view across the bay to Mont St Michel. There is a viewing point and a walk alongside the edge of the bay. I wasn't sure if the tide was coming in or going out so we didn't want to go too far, we know things can ...
DAY FIVE - WEDNESDAY Well, last night we watched four episodes of Game of Thrones which was spoilt a bit by the rain drowning out the volume. We woke up to a fine morning, had our coffee and McVITIE's suggestive biscuits, which we remembered to buy yesterday and then set off. Granville is our destination.- across the other side of the Cotentin Peninsula. We needed to ...