2017 E5 walk, day 34: Mont-Dol to Roz-sur-Couesnon
Walking back around the base of Mont Dol, I continued south for a short stretch along the trail.
I got groceries at the organic grocery store, Biocoop le Chat Biotté, which felt exactly like a PCC back home. Then, bread and pastries from a boulangerie (I forget exactly which one — L’Atelier des Saveurs, maybe?), and then I returned to the trail. It continued east below Dol’s bluff, winding and zig-zagging along the marshy flatland.
After some time, the trail climbed back up the bluff, then back down to the town of Saint-Broladre (I briefly lost the trail for some reason here), immediately back up, and then wandering along east through wooded areas to the town of Roz-sur-Couesnon. I stopped there for a snack at Boulangerie Lepannetier Jeanine, and then back down the bluff towards my campsite.
At the base of the bluff, the landscape was different. I was in the
land “reclaimed” from the sea. It was flat, almost disconcertingly so, with
just the slightest grade down towards the water. I passed a settlement called
les Quatre Salines (the Four Saltworks)
and arrived at les
Couesnons, a combination