Cold côtes on Monday

Monday 21st May: Cool and windy – just how cool we found when we braved the shingle beach near Le Hourdel – for all of three minutes.

We’d started the day with another look at the CF Baie de Somme – No. 1 “Aisne”, in attractive red livery, making a fine sight on the quayside at Saint Valery. After lunch, we would explore the coast – not staying long at Le Hourdel, then checking out the amazing lines of beach huts at Cayeux-sur-Mer (just along from Brighton Plage…)

We paused briefly at Ault – perhaps come again when it’s a bit warmer? – then on to Mers-les-Bains, and the wonderful belle epoque seafront buildings. Lastly, the short journey inland (it seemed longer, stuck behind the road train…) to the small and historic town of Eu.

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