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May 8, 2011 - Our last day in the countryside
Our last day in Cancale started with a couples massage at the spa, followed by a facial for Sarah. Blissful! The weather was on and off raining, and by the time we were ready to get rolling, the rain had stopped. We made our way towards the beach and did a short hike and then...picked up our mille feuille!! And let me tell you, it was worth the wait. Amazing! After that we decided to play roulette with the weather and walk out to Point du Grouin, which is the most northern tip of Cancale. We had hoped to rent bikes to ride out, but we...Jump to full entry
May 7, 2011 - Coffee and crepes
Today has been blissfully relaxing. We went to bed fairly early last night, exhausted from gorging ourselves with seafood. Not before a big thunderstorm though - incredible lightening! We slept in and had breakfast at the hotel. It was pouring rain so we decided to go back to the room and read our books and wait the rain out. The rain didn't appear to be going anywhere quick, so we ended up ordering coffee up to our room. Neither of us minded having a lazy Saturday morning. Once the rain stopped, the sun came out, and we set out on a long...Jump to full entry
May 6, 2011 - Oysters and prawns and lagostines, oh my!!
We left MSM via train and arrived in Cancale via bus with no problems this morning (hereinafter referred to as "Paradise"). Paradise is a fishing village located on the northern Atlantic coast of France in Brittany, and we wanted to come here for the fruits de mer a.k.a seafood, especially the oyster farms. This was another locale we discovered courtesy of Anthony Bourdain. Our hotel is fantastic: eco-friendly and has a spa (yahoo!) and much more inviting than Mont St Michel. Not to mention the people are infinitely more friendly here! To...Jump to full entry