Duke of Normandie Hotel
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We arrived in one piece and caught a taxi to the Hotel Savoy where Henry had a little nap and skipped dinner!
Tuesday dawned grey but not too bad, and several degrees cooler. We wandered into St Helier and looked around the shops and harbor area. The town itself was slightly disappointing, a mixture of french and milton keynes architecture, from quaint to functional reflecting a pragmatic approach ...
... the harbour wall and then along the promenade. It was beautiful with good views of the castle and village. Another interesting walker was a lady with a huge long haired black dog, almost the size of a Shetland pony.
Then the bus back to collect the cases, a walk into town, the bus to the airport and here we are waiting to board our plane back to everyday life again, but with ideas of where we think we are going next.
After an early breakfast and walk into town, almost getting caught up I the Jersey Marathon, we caught the 23 bus to the wildlife park. We started with coffee and entered the park. The first enclosure was for Andean bears, a large male and smaller female. She bats him when she gets bored and lands up with retaliating scratches on her chest! There were two howler monkeys, one having a ...
We arrived in the rain so the visibility from the bus on the ride into St Hellier was not good. We took another bus to the hotel, booked in and left our bags there. The rain had stopped by then so we walked back onto town up interesting winding streets. We found a small place to have some soup, 3 bean and ham - very nice indeed. We were told that a 'tenner feast' deal ...
... I have spent New Year here, played tennis and sat in the early January sunshine enjoying a coffee afterwards. The people we have met over the years have come and gone. Owner’s and renters alike have come for multiple summers with their growing families who have now fled the nest. Some of them keep a pied à terre here whilst new families with their growing broods have taken their place. There are many grand opulent villa’s, tucked away behind the well ...