Fort d'Auvergne Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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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 ...
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 ...
... British family run hotel, with big English breakfasts served in the morning. We learnt a lot about the history of the islands, being strategically placed they have always been strongly fortified, a visit to Castle Cornet at the harbour entrance proved that, built originally 800 years ago in the 12th century, the fort has been used by one army after the other, culminating in the Germans using it during the Second World War when they occupied the Channel ...
Our early to bed philosophy (for last night, anyway) paid off in dividends today, as we were up with the guernseys, so to speak, at 6:30. After our breakfast of champions, we were off on a tender for shore. It's a short day here in Guernsey with All Aboard at 1:30 pm. This island of Guernsey is 24 miles square and makes its money from banking. Apparently there are a lot of wealthy people around here! We didn't run into or get run over by any of them ...