Travel Blogs from St. Helier, United Kingdom

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English Countryside, Yeovil, Bristol, Newbury, Haverhill and St Helier, United Kingdom travel blog

English Countryside

A travel blog entry by wkfoster

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After leaving the city, the countryside was a nice change with it being quite different to Oz countryside, but very much like I had imagined given what I had seen on TV. The main difference to what I imagined was the roads were even narrower and windier ...

And so the journey begins..., St Helier, Jersey travel blog

And so the journey begins...

A travel blog entry by emilysabin

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It was an ominous sign that the pharmacy had no Valium left in stock - the day before we set off. How relieved I was to find that the reason for our 4 hour delay was that our aircraft had been caught up in a lightening storm on the way over and needed to ...

Around Town, St Helier, Jersey travel blog

Around Town

A travel blog entry by rockdoctor

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Went for my early morning walk as usual. Overcast and quite cool. Explored Green Street Cemetery which was established in 1827. Many of the headstones are made of friable sandstone and are now illegible, but quite a few of granite and marble and they ...

Sightseeing, St Helier, Jersey travel blog

Sightseeing

A travel blog entry by rockdoctor

Drove up to St Brelade - narrow roads, heavy traffic. Not much fun in the PA. Incredible number of high powered sports cars and SUVs'. All the more so because the top speed limit is 40 mph (less than 70 kph) and that only along the beach road for about ...

Jersey: take one!, St. Helier, United Kingdom travel blog

Jersey: take one!

A travel blog entry by bonthorn

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We are in Jersey and so happy. What a fantastic surprise to see Claire and Anthony in Jersey as well! We spent 4 lovely days in glorious sunshine on the beach, grilling sausages at home, sailing in a freak storm and just catching up and enjoying each ...

Jersey: take two!, St. helier, United Kingdom travel blog

Jersey: take two!

A travel blog entry by bonthorn

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The Gods were smiling upon us, we made it onto the ferry. We changed our plans slightly and spent the month of August here. During that time, we sold Foxy to a young South African couple living in London. They plan to fix her up and take her down ...

Team Turkana Video, St. Helier, United Kingdom travel blog

Team Turkana Video

A travel blog entry by bonthorn

Latest multimedia addition... For those who want to see FOXY in action, click here on Team Turkana, courtesy of Chiho and Christoph and their superb videoing and editing skills. Since finishing our trip, we've been watching this Turkana video again ...

St Helier to Poole, St Helier, Jersey travel blog

St Helier to Poole

A travel blog entry by rockdoctor

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Last day in St Helier - drizzle, drizzle, drizzle. Went for early morning walk had to use an umbrella. Wet but quite warm. woke Dawnie up at around 08:30 and went down for breakfast prior to packing up. Checked out - left bags at reception and Mildred ...

Holy Bays - St Brelade and St Ouen, St. Helier, United Kingdom travel blog

Holy Bays - St Brelade and St Ouen

A travel blog entry by deswirral

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... arrives it’s a club sandwich; there’s enough for both of us. On the bus back we stop for a final walk at St Brelade’s Bay (a favourite spot – you might have guessed). Sitting in the gardens, reading the papers we start to melt; ...

Fore .... No Six, St. Helier, United Kingdom travel blog

Fore .... No Six

A travel blog entry by deswirral

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It's been a wild Saturday night in St Helier. At breakfast I hear residents’ murmuring over the noise and revelry. Across the road from the hotel washing up has been added to Liberation fountain and foam is drifting in the wind. We take the bus to ...

A few hours in Jersey, St. Helier, United Kingdom travel blog

A few hours in Jersey

A travel blog entry by big_red_truck

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Took another fast ferry over to Jersey just for the day.  The island is beautiful and has a lot of shops and restaurants.  First thing we did when we arrived was take one of those little city tours on one of the open air trolleys that look like ...

Where's Jim, St. Helier, United Kingdom travel blog

Where's Jim

A travel blog entry by deswirral

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... window, no Jim or Lil. After an excellent meal we stroll along the harbour and take a bus back to St Helier. I wonder where is Bergerac? Shelagh and Mrs Whitfield had met him some years ago Shelagh says she doesn't know much about him ...

Chillaxed, St. Helier, United Kingdom travel blog

Chillaxed

A travel blog entry by deswirral

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... 30, we are back on track. The hotel is on the sea front of St Helier with views over the yacht harbour. We walk around St Helier collect lunch; Sandwiches, strawberries and pink wine and catch a bus to towards St Brelade's Bay. The bus doesn’t go to ...

Buses and the Stag Party, St. Helier, United Kingdom travel blog

Buses and the Stag Party

A travel blog entry by deswirral

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... to Corbiere, bus to St Ouens Bay (pronounced Ones) to watch the motor bike sand racing walk and paddle on the beach, bus back to St Helier. We board the bus; there are lots of people who want to get this bus. We sit behind a German couple and behind us ...

A Practical Guide to Packing for a Year, St. Helier, United Kingdom travel blog

A Practical Guide to Packing for a Year

A travel blog entry by lukenell

First of all: whatever you pack, it won't be enough. I came to this realisation some weeks ago and so this has helped me not stress about what to take or not too take. I'm taking a 70-80L backpack as my main luggage. This is just about stuffed full of ...

Welcome! 11 Days to go..., St. Helier, United Kingdom travel blog

Welcome! 11 Days to go...

A travel blog entry by lukenell

Hello!  After a few requests, I have set up this blog so that everyone can see what we are up to on our adventure for the next year!  With just 11 days to go, we are busy making last minute preparations for our departure, and of course our Bon ...

Ell's Packing Panic!, St. Helier, United Kingdom travel blog

Ell's Packing Panic!

A travel blog entry by lukenell

I have just packed, unpacked, and packed again, and may unpack one more time before one last squashing-everything-in session. I had avoided packing until today because I always end up feeling slightly sick when I pack (I think this stems from Uni days). ...

Jersey, St. Helier, United Kingdom travel blog

Jersey

A travel blog entry by tourjournal

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I lived in New Jersey for 4 years, so I couldn't afford not to check out the real Jersey.  Very small, will probably never go back, but I see how English people find it attractive... the nature is nice, the milk is delicious and the tides are ...

Jersey War Tunnels and Gorey Crustaceans, St. Helier, United Kingdom travel blog

Jersey War Tunnels and Gorey Crustaceans

A travel blog entry by dmarek

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... not eat mussels but said I should go to Gorey because that is where they are collected.  At first, I thought I wouldn't be leaving St Helier since I had an early morning tomorrow, but then my obsession with mussels won over and I hopped on a bus for ...

The Best Laid Plans of Mice and Men., St Malo , United Kingdom travel blog

The Best Laid Plans of Mice and Men.

A travel blog entry by mikeanddyana

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Road maps being out of date, General strike and violent riots in Greece, Closing the West Bank in Jerusalem and then extremely violent scenes there.................... all this, has not been able to stop the intrepid ...

More island time & a visit from Michelle, St Helier, United Kingdom travel blog

More island time & a visit from Michelle

A travel blog entry by jacinta81

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Time spent on the rock. Zoo Days, showing Michelle around, etc etc. ...

The start - Condor Ferry, St. Helier, United Kingdom travel blog

The start - Condor Ferry

A travel blog entry by martinrobpaul

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We began at 7am, embarking on the Condor Ferry to St. Malo. Apprehension ...

St Helier, St. Helier, United Kingdom travel blog

St Helier

A travel blog entry by stumblebum

With some rain forecast for the next day, we depart in beautiful conditions for St Helier, passing west of the Minquiers Plateau. With conditions favourable for a sail, we make a good speed northwards but as the conditions ease and the speed slows, we ...

Leaving home, St Helier, Jersey travel blog

Leaving home

A travel blog entry by elle.strudwick

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Sittin on the rock, St. Helier, United Kingdom travel blog

Sittin on the rock

A travel blog entry by squigglewiggle

So im off on saturday. am  ready i hear you cry? of course not. well... wot do you expect? dont even know where i am stayin when i get to sri lanka! although i did get an email from the volunteer organisation sayin they sorry they havent got back to ...

Fruit Bats at Durrell Wildlife Conservation Park!!, St. Helier, United Kingdom travel blog

Fruit Bats at Durrell Wildlife Conservation Park!!

A travel blog entry by dmarek

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... Kerry. So here I am.  Kerry and I chatted online on facebook and I will meet her at 7 at Romana's Italian restaurant here in St Helier.  I think I will change my clothes to go out so I should do that now. I walked over - I only had 20 minutes ...

a lot more than cream teas, St. Helier, United Kingdom travel blog

a lot more than cream teas

A travel blog entry by morinne

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... , which you can walk to if the tide is out St Ouens beach-because its glorious and empty and has white waves Id rate St Helier as OK, not brilliant, thowe did better this year with a big walk round it and found Howard Davis Park, the covered market, ...

Jersey - At Last, St. Helier, United Kingdom travel blog

Jersey - At Last

A travel blog entry by dmarek

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... ; They were from Yorkshire and going on a camping trip to France via St Malo.  They had to get their car off at St Helier and wait for about 4 hrs before getting back on.  We talked about the Olympics and different ferry routes, driving cars on ...

Cows and Potatoes, St. Helier, United Kingdom travel blog

Cows and Potatoes

A travel blog entry by bollinger_babe

A new port of call for us when we woke up this morning – St. Helier in the Channel Island of Jersey, or the Bailiwick of Jersey to give it its correct title.  Jersey is the largest of the four main Channel Islands, the others being ...

To all the squirrels i've loved before, Saint Helier, United Kingdom travel blog

To all the squirrels i've loved before

A travel blog entry by squigglewiggle

Well its finally that time!  Well almost...tomorrow it will be that time!  Finally found my passport, and checked my visa didnt need anythin doin to it (yea, i know, im a bit too relaxed sometimes). Bag is lookin like it might be a bit heavy so ...

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