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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... of 1781, the time of the Battle of Jersey, against the French (who else?) in the American Civil War.
Came back to shore on the amphibious ferry, except by now the tide was out so it didn't need the water propulsion.
Also to be noted is that the first airfield in Jersey, in operation from 1933 to 1937, was on the beach at St. Aubin's Bay, so the flight schedules were governed by the tide, as the beach is covered at high tide!
... the years, including a 7-year occupation by the French, a 9-year sojourn by the Bailiff of Guernsey in the English Civil War, when he decided to side with the Royalists when the rest of Guernsey was for the Parliamentarians. And then the Germans moved in in 1940. The castle houses 5 museums, and after a tour round the outside, I went into the museum devoted to the 201 Squadron RAF, Guernsey's Own Squadron. RAF squadron 201 was officially affiliated ...
An over night sail and we arrived in Guernsey early morning so we had plenty of time to wander round this lovely town. A great place and felt just like Cornwall. Had to spend 3-4 hours having brunch as we needed to download charts before heading off again for the UK so brunch turned into afternoon beers. Feeling very bold ...
... and see who gets the furthest! At 10 was fire works. We walked down to get amongst it.
Guernsey is one of the only places in the world where the number plates don't have any letters, only numbers and they start from 1, which is the Governor. It was funny the other morning walking to town, Sophie said she wanted to get a picture of a cool plate, just as she said it a big black BMW plate 3 drove by! She ...
... and shocked everyone with her skill and ability.
Well, you can imagine Kate and Roy took great delight in letting us know how resoundly they beat us so there was nothing else we could do except bundle them in the car and head off to the beach to take their minds off the thrashing.
We visited two beaches today. The first was the nearby beach of Hauteville, where we spent a lovely hour or so wandering ...