Alice Dryden (huskyteer) wrote,
Alice Dryden

Daks over Normandy 9: Saturday 8th June

The homeward ferry crossing was at lunchtime, giving us time for a pleasant A and B road ride to Dieppe and a coffee in a waterfront bar before we boarded.

The crossing was rough by modern standards, cheered up by a lecture about wildlife in the Channel. We learned how to tell the difference between a grey seal and a common seal: grey seals have faces like dogs, and common seals have faces like cats. (Google them if you don't believe me.)

I arrived home shortly before 6pm, and really appreciated getting home at a reasonable hour and having Sunday to recuperate.

It was a lovely week, with a nice mix of riding and tourism, and I'm glad to have been on the spot where it all happened for a very important anniversary.

And finally:

Tags: bikes, hols

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