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Our first port of call was the island of Guernsey, just a bit north of France. While technically a part of the United Kingdom, the island certainly had a French feel to it (signs, food, etc). This was a tender port, which means that the ship can't pull right up to a dock but must anchor offshore a bit and the passengers use smaller boats to get from the Ruby Princess to shore. After disembarking our tender, we strolled around the ...
... we arrived it was very busy and noisy, but after 3 or 4 coaches left it was peaceful again. There was a big display of photo's with eyewitnesses giving an account of what it was like to be there. These accounts had been gathered over a period of 20 years and included some from German soldiers and French civilians.
... To cut a long story short, especially as this post is basically to say I have arrived safely, the spinnaker came down and came down dry, bit of a result really!
I will have to go now will add more when time allows, got to victual up before the shops shut.
I will add some photos later, adios or should I say adieu. Or even bye for now.
Final words locked into basin verban in St Malo at 2145 last night so the journeytook me 18 hours, I slept well last ...
... to healing and abandoned it. On the way back to the ship we stopped to see some of the beautiful coastline still dotted with WWII guns and fortifications.
In the afternoon on the ship, we attended the Cruise Critic meet & greet where we met the people we will be sharing shore excursions with. It was great to finally be able to put some faces with the names!
Next stop: Cobh for Blarney ...
... evening was calm, besides the odd roll from the wake of passing fishing boats.
The next day we proceeded to Omonville La Rogue which is west of Cherbourg. To get there we went through the race / overfalls at around 7-8 knots which cut down the time spend on the way. We were hoping to anchor in the bay but the designated area had been taken up by buoys - so we took one of the visitor buoys for the night.
It wasn't ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsSt Georges St Peter Port
it is hard since i can't get free wifi in my room and i came into the hall but a man in a bathrobe shut off the lights and i can/t see the keyboard
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