Duke of Normandie Hotel
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After a steamed up bus ride we arrived in Gorey to be rained on and be blown about. We took refuge in a local sea front cafe for numerous coffees and plenty of useful conversation. We walked up to the castle, but didn't go in as it was too windy and wet.
back down on the harbour front we decide on a fish lunch, after Mac dried his hair under the loo hand dryer! The sun came out and the wind dropped so a we went for a ...
... and the other having good stretches and snacking on the leaves of the tree he was in. The ring tailed coatis made an appearance as well.
Opposite this was the walk through Jewel of the Forest aviary with some beautiful little birds. In the reptile area were some very strange beasts, bright blue frogs, another black, white and grey on, looking as if it had been painted onto ...
... restaruants was on, a deal for having a set meal for a reduced cost. We booked a meal at Casa Mia for Sunday and then walked back along the waterfront, past some interesting places, seeing an amphibious craft, a steam clock with commemorative benches outside the Maratime Museum.. Our evening meal we bought from the Thai Dyke Shack, a cabin/shack on the beach oposite ...
... bicycles! So we hired bikes and rode around the lovely island for two days, enjoying the beautiful views and the wonderful gardens at La Seigneurie. Almost the loveliest garden we saw anywhere! - and that's saying something! The visit to the islands was a lovely English interlude in our French tour and fulfilled our "obligation to be not more than ninety days in the schengen area. And so we returned to France on a sunny afternoon, to complete our last couple of weeks ...
I first visited Vale do Lobo 23 years ago and have returned every year, bar one. 14 years ago we spent an indulgent couple of months there, between jobs, during which time we investigated the possibility of making Vale do Lobo our full time base and running a business from there. Although we didn’t follow it through then, I have never given up on the hope of retiring there. In 1995 I was asked to write an article on Vale do Lobo for a magazine. So, 14 years on, are ...