Greve De Lecq Apts

Address: Greve de Lecq, St. Ouen, Jersey, Channel Islands, JE3 3AA, United Kingdom | Hotel
 
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Travel Blogs from St. Ouen

Voyage to Jersey

A travel blog entry by dindhenry on Nov 03, 2014

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... both on the coast and inland and passed some very impressive mansions where the tax exiles live. Comment should also be made on the skill of the bus drivers who have to negotiate impossibly narrow lanes and blind corners in a standard sized bus.

We were pleased that we'd got out of St Heliers, as the little villages and settlements were far more picturesque and the coastline rugged and littered with wrecks from over the ages.
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Rainy turned sunny Monday

A travel blog entry by antheamac on Oct 06, 2014

5 photos

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 ...

Weird and interesting beasties

A travel blog entry by antheamac on Oct 05, 2014

33 photos

... an amazing coloured panther chameleon, various snakes, lesser night gecko, some dragons and two young giant Galapagos tortoises and a Madagascan flat tailed pair.
A family of 5 gorillas live I in an amazing enclosure,a big silver back, 190 kgs, his 3 females and 2 year old son. There was a very interesting presentation giving their story. The Red River Hogs of Bai lived nearby, ...

First holiday visit to Jersey

A travel blog entry by antheamac on Oct 04, 2014

11 photos

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 ...

An island holiday

A travel blog entry by westcrofter on Sep 01, 2014

1 comment, 33 photos

The two hour ferry trip from St Malo to Guernsey was rather rough as a result of the tropical cyclone "Bertha" crossing the Atlantic and northern Scotland. The effects from it were high seas in the Channel which made many people on our ferry sick, but Peter and I survived the trip with only sympathy for those that were literally laid low.... Told to lie flat on the floor. The next day the ferry crossing was even worse, earning a mention on BBC news that night because ...