Mont Saint Michel
From Granville it was a 2 day walk to Beauvoir, next to Mont Saint Michel. Had to pack the tent when it was wet and had a nice break during the day drying it out before finally reaching Genets and striking camp.
It was a very windy night, with fierce gusts and rain storms and I was again very glad to have my Hilleberg tent. It might be a bit overkill in a lot of situations (being a four season tent) but I always know that I can rely on it when I it’s really needed. No, I am not sponsored by Hilleberg. Not yet anyway, hint, hint!
Monday was a strange day. It was gusty and windy, with the weather changing more or less every 5 minutes. It was on with the rain gear, of with the rain gear, of with the jumper, change to shorts, back to long pants, on with the rain gear again ect, ect. Sometimes it felt like I spent all day changing clothes and it was a wonder I managed to cover any distance at all!
Somehow I made it to Beauvoir, found the campsite and was ready for a day exploring Mont Saint Michel the next day.
It’s an intriguing place. Beautiful and awe inspiring but the weather was not great, grey and dreary and there seemed to be repairs and construction work going on everywhere.
It was interesting exploring but I did not feel inspired to photograph a lot (mainly because of the weather) and lets face it, the last thing the world really needs is more pictures of Mont Saint Michel!
My original plan was to head out towards Brest from here but it’s starting to get cold! Autumn is arriving way to early. I think I will head as much south as possible instead and hope to catch some sun in Biarritz before it’s to late..