2006 Biscay Gallery

Biscay and French W Coast. Click image to see an enlarged view.

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Graham and Claire passing through "arrivals" at La Rochelle airport. They stay for one week aboard Mithril.

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An amazing fishing technique. At HW a large flat net is lowered to the sea bed and 20 mins later hauled up.

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Nice chateau but where was it?

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Village leather works on right of stream.  What a fantastic location.

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Grahams first catch, a "massive" Grey Mullet.

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Saint Martin harbour as viewed from the church tower.

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Ile d' Rea donkey with its amazingly shaggy coat.

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Ile d' Rea is once again producing 6000 tons of salt per year,  from pans like this.

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The citadel overlooking La Palais marina on Belle Ile.

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Due west is America. And on days like this Biscay is a pushover.

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Janet decides enough is enough as the path takes a serious turn for the worse. Off-roading on a Brompton is not easy.

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Our favorite walk on Ile d' Yeu was to this harbour, Port de la Meule.