Greenhills Country Hotel
Travel Blogs from St. Peter
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 ...
... br> We walked up to the phare expecting one like the one at Gatteville, but this is much smaller.
It sits on a headland with lovely views both sides and very clear views of the Channel islands right in front. We spend some time having a good look through the binoculars.
After a coffee break we drive on to ...
Friday 13th June. I left St Peters Port at about 0430 and headed out on the last couple of hours of favourable tide before 6 hours of adverse current heading towards St Malo, Then the tide was due to turn at about 1300 and the wind, which was very light was due to increase in the afternoon. Well it did increase and increase a lot to about force 5 when I realised I should have taken the spinnaker down half an hour ago, this was about the time I realised that a ...
Awaiting a replacement battery for my computer, but found lots of work to do to get the boat ready for the next leg. Though the weather is perfect for the next three or four days ...
... cut off from German supply lines, the islanders were on the verge of starvation until the Red Cross ship, the Vega was allowed to land there.
Our next stop was the Underground Hospital. This was a huge underground complex built by the Germans using slave labor (mostly eastern Europeans). Although a few casualties from Normandy were brought there, they quickly found that the damp, dark underground was ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking