Les Residences d'Armor
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... quay to unload their catch of fish and langoustines and crab. Fifty minutes later, it's all over and we went to one of the local shops to but some langoustine for tea. There were two choices, the fresh catch,which were still alive and wriggling, or the dead pre cooked ones. I chose the ...
We had a pretty nice sail to Concarneau not a long passage from Loctudy.
We've decided to exercise our chill days here.
There's not much to the town other than the old town within fortified walls, but it is atmospheric.
We basically wandered around and visited the Museum of fishing which was, believe it or not, very good.
... with this but we continued on nevertheless.
As we were trying to find a suitable place to leave the dinghy, we hit something and the pin on the outboard motor sheered off. Things are not going right.
After replacing the pin we wandered around town and what a lovely town it is. But being worried about the potential shipping we kept our visit short.
On the way back to the boat we noticed a tanker coming around the bend mooring up ...
I went for a run along the pedestrian pathway that was marked on the map we were given. This took me along the waterfront, past the castle and over the pedestrian only bridge. This part of Brest is quite pretty. After breakfast we went to the market outside the hotel. It was the same as the other markets we'd been to in France. Afterwards, we went for a ...
... open. Instead we did the coastal walk around the circumference of the island, which was beautiful, but only took just over an hour to do. I'm so glad we were only there for three hours, rather than the 5 hours we had originally planned. Once back in Brest we looked for a place for dinner. Lonely planet recommended a Brasserie nearby our hotel that served traditional French cuisine. The Maître de was fantastic. There ...
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