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And that was France

We headed out to the coast coming to Honfleur, a scenic and tourist town with a lovely square "anchorage". While there seemed to be plenty of history, almost every "history" board we saw, basically said the same thing - that at one point the anchorage was made bigger & more protected. That was it! The streets were particularly stunning with houses lined up side by side along narrow streets. Monet features Honfleur streets in some of his paintings. Around the harbour were dozens of coffee shops and restaurants, with their outdoor tables adding to the atmosphere. Looking across the little (!) harbour were stunning reflections whether day or the lights at night. The brick work on the houses was interesting because each century used a different brick and houses that were patched up over the centuries became a mish mash of materials, and made the buildings look very quaint and textile. We stayed at more of a car park than a camp ground, and there were many campervans - probably slightly better equipped than we were - because the "car park" didnt have any toilets. That didn't bother us so much as there were public toilets near by. Except that at some point in the early evening those ones were locked up. We were reduced to driving off to find McDonald's for a late night snack and email download - luckily we got there 5 mins before they closed!

Today we headed south through Villerville and Deauville, finally the leaving the coast for quicker roads. Tomorrow we will complete our loop of Europe when we cross the road we took at the start near Le Mont St Michel. We are looking forward to some quiet days in Guernsey Island before heading to Ireland.