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Pointe de Congrigoux

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    • Day75

      Pornichet

      June 29, 2017 in France ⋅ ⛅ 15 °C

      The staff in this marina are an odd species there are loads of them until you actually need them and then they become invisible and deaf, but it was sheltered. Anyway Wednesday morning we wandered to the market for lettuce mostly, I hadn't realised how exciting our lives had become, then back to do cleaning. Boat really was due an internal clean and after 5hours it looked much better but boy were we bored I think the polish fumes were making me lightheaded.
      Today we woke up to rain, well I woke over night and closed windows etc. but it was day for major bike ride back to Le Criosic, so we made our packed lunch and then packed the picnic blanket and lunch bag in the bike basket ready for the off. We were feeling very French at this point.
      Off we rode, into a head wind as is almost always the case when riding, along the bay out of Pornichet into La Baule, out of La Baule and into Paliguen, then carrying on along the coast to Batz Sur Mer then Croisic. It was blowing a lot hopefully you will be able to see in the photos how rough it actually is, not like when we sailed along on our way to Pornichet then it was beautifully flat. At Paliguen we asked about availability but full till Tuesday it looked nice a small harbour with cafes and shops on one side, flats the other.
      We didn't go into the Blockhaus which is smaller close up than it looked from offshore. Le Criosic was bigger and prettier than we had expected. We had considered it for the boat but as it dried decided not to try it. The last 3photos are of Le Croisic the final one is looking across narrow entrance to the salt marshes to Pen Bron, still not sure if Pen Bron is a town, prison hospital. Looks weird from both shores but apparently there are ferries across though we didn't see any, or anyone on the other side at all. I took a short 360 video from the lookout at Le Croisic that I will put on Facebook as can't do vids here.
      Forecast for us for next few days isn't great, same as today with westerly winds reaching 33km/hr so we are thinking of heading up river Loire.
      All the best everyone
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    • Day1

      Départ : Ercé - St marc sur mer

      September 7, 2020 in France ⋅ ⛅ 16 °C

      J'espère que vous allez tous bien ce matin.
      Aujourd'hui sonne pour moi le départ.
      Le facteur n'est pas passé ce matin, il devait m'apporter une pompe et des lunettes, mais ont va s'en passer dans un premier temps 🌞

      130 premiers kilomètres à réaliser en direction de St marc sur mer en passant part Redon. Je suis comme un enfant qui vient d'avoir son nouveau vélo, j'ai la banane jusqu'au oreilles 😁
      Aujourd'hui c'était passage par mon ancien lycée pour dire bonne année à des potes et à un frère, avec qui j'ai été à Rome et à St Jacques de Compostelle en vélo. Puis soirée à St marc sur mer, chez Yanis un camarade de licence avec en prime une baignade en mer et un repas de roi 🤴
      Demain petit journée je vais jusqu'à Nantes et ... Et puis voilà c'est tout 🚴💨😅
      Des bisous à tous 😘
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      Bon vent Ronan et félicitations pour ton diplôme bisous [M J D]

      9/8/20Reply
      Tour d'Europe

      Merci, je vois que les informations circule vite 😄

      9/8/20Reply
      Traveler

      Formidable ,tu nous fais rêver on t accompagne ***

      9/10/20Reply
      Tour d'Europe

      Merci fr Pierre, il y a des personnes qui créé la flamme du voyage 😉

      9/11/20Reply
       

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