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Monday-23th morning starts the week with some wind and rain. By the afternoon the rain was gone, but it was still windy.

Tuesday-24th we walked to the new Intermarché Super. It is about a 35 minute walk. Took the bus back.

In the afternoon we got haircuts at the Studio 3 salon. We started getting haircuts here in 2019 and continued in 2021. We both get a consistently great haircut.

Wednesday-25th has been a cloudy and cool day. This morning we walked along the streets inside the ramparts. Nothing specific in mind, just a look around at parts of the town which we typically do not traverse.

We had seen this electric “car” recharging in a parking lot the other day. Today we saw it parked across from a shop we were entering. The Citroën AMI électrique is not considered a car, rather it is quad cycle. A motorcycle with 4 wheels. You can read more at the Wikipedia site.

Citroën AMI

Citroën AMI
Citroën AMI

In the late afternoon, Sophie decided to sit on the back of Sandy’s chair.

Sandy and Sophie

Sandy and Sophie
Sandy and Sophie

THURSDAY-26th we took a morning walk to the marché in Rocabey. There was no rain the in the forecast, but a drizzle was happening throughout the Intra-Muros. We bought some meat, vegetables and fruit at the marché. On the walk back we again encountered the drizzle, this time a couple of hundred meters from the Intra-Muros. But it was enough to get us pretty wet.

FRIDAY-27th we started out early to go to the E. Leclerc Hypermarché. In previous years we took the number 3 bus from Intra-Muros to E. Leclerc. However this year the number 3 does not serve the Intra-Muros. Rather the number 6 is the bus to take. While waiting for the bus Sandy took a few nice pictures of the flowers in the “jardin de douves” which translates to moat garden. I at one time there was a moat around the castle.

SATURDAY-28th we spent the morning at the Salon Nautique. The Salon Nautique was basically a large boat show and carnival. It was held on the quay Surcouf and basin Vauban. There were dozens of boats of all shapes and sizes, nautical boutiques and eateries. Wind surfing exhibitions were held on the basin Vauban. We spent over two hours walking around and had a great time. We went back to the Salon Nautique in the afternoon, but the wind kept us from staying more than a few minutes.

wind-surfer

wind-surfer
wind-surfer

The weather today was great, sunny all day, a high temperature of 18° C (65° F) and no clouds in the sky. The wind was a challenge on the ocean side of the city, but not by the harbor.

SUNDAY-29th and Sandy got surprised by Sophie the cat. As Sandy was leaving the apartment Sophie shot out the door on to the landing. Luckily Sophie had a moment of indecision as to whether to go downstairs or upstairs and in that moment Sandy was able to capture her. It was Sophie’s first successful escape. She had tried a couple of other times but had been thwarted.

Later Sandy had placed Sophie in the kitchen and closed the pocket door. This was to keep Sophie from getting out on the balcony while Sandy was out there. When Sandy came back to the kitchen she could not find the cat. Eventually she found that Sophie had gone into the empty pocket door area to explore. When the pocket door is open she cannot get it there, but with it closed she was able to “go exploring.” Again no harm, but Sandy had her second cat experience of the morning.

On a brighter note, we took a great walk of the breakwater this morning. Cloudy skies turned to bright blue and the wind was not a problem.

a colorful sail on the ocean

a colorful sail on the ocean
a colorful sail on the ocean

On the way back to the apartment we stopped for lunch at a pizza place near the apartment. We had a delicious lunch on the terrace of the restaurant enjoying the sunshine.


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2022-05-29 week album
  • us
    us
  • gulls
    gulls
  • sailing lessons
    sailing lessons
  • sailing lessons
    sailing lessons
  • lighthouse
    lighthouse
  • working on the bridge
    working on the bridge
  • working on the bridge
    working on the bridge
  • ship in the bassin
    ship in the bassin
  • porte st-louis
    porte st-louis
  • grande porte
    grande porte
  • CITROËN AMI ÉLECTRIQUE
    CITROËN AMI ÉLECTRIQUE
  • CITROËN AMI ÉLECTRIQUE
    CITROËN AMI ÉLECTRIQUE
  • some sand castles
    some sand castles
  • fort
    fort
  • kayaks
    kayaks
  • kayaks
    kayaks
  • Petit Bé
    Petit Bé
  • Brittany Ferries
    Brittany Ferries
  • jet skis
    jet skis
  • jet skis
    jet skis
  • Captain Taxi
    Captain Taxi
  • clouds
    clouds
  • 3 mast ship
    3 mast ship
  • Citroën AMI
    Citroën AMI
  • CHAT-MALO-CAT-MALO BEER DELIVERY
    CHAT-MALO-CAT-MALO BEER DELIVERY
  • intra-muros post office hours
    intra-muros post office hours
  • Place des Frères Lamennais
    Place des Frères Lamennais
  • Place des Frères Lamennais
    Place des Frères Lamennais
  • Place des Frères Lamennais
    Place des Frères Lamennais
  • Place des Frères Lamennais
    Place des Frères Lamennais
  • LOW-TIDE FORT-NATIONAL
    LOW-TIDE FORT-NATIONAL
  • LOW-TIDE FORT-NATIONAL
    LOW-TIDE FORT-NATIONAL
  • KAYAKS
    KAYAKS
  • SWIMMING-POOL
    SWIMMING-POOL
  • Cathedral-Saint-Vincent
    Cathedral-Saint-Vincent
  • staircase
    staircase
  • exquisite-door
    exquisite-door
  • wales-license-plate
    wales-license-plate
  • ships leaving the lock - 15 were in the lock
    ships leaving the lock – 15 were in the lock
  • corasire ferry from dinard
    corasire ferry from dinard
  • fishing boats entering the lock
    fishing boats entering the lock
  • a lot of tourists in town
    a lot of tourists in town
  • roue-panoramic
    roue-panoramic
  • salon-nautique
    salon-nautique
  • kayak-in-3-pieces
    kayak-in-3-pieces
  • gunilla-swedish-ship
    gunilla-swedish-ship
  • salon-nautique
    salon-nautique
  • salon-nautique
    salon-nautique
  • salon-nautique
    salon-nautique
  • salon-nautique
    salon-nautique
  • salon-nautique
    salon-nautique
  • Étoile du Roy
    Étoile du Roy
  • first cormorant sighting this year
    first cormorant sighting this year
  • salon-nautique
    salon-nautique
  • penguin-selling-ice-cream
    penguin-selling-ice-cream
  • wind-surfer
    wind-surfer
  • a colorful sail on the ocean
    a colorful sail on the ocean

That is all for this week in Saint-Malo. Au revoir.