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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
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... was a lot of stopping and pulling over when there was oncoming traffic, as quite a few of the roads are just not wide enough for a bus and a car to pass. Once when we pulled over to let an oncoming bus to proceed, we saw the driver was our tour guide/driver from yesterday . . . . and yes, he was talking.
We walked around Gorey pier for a bit, then went into an ancient inn for coffee. We decided to leave the touristy Castle area and walk into ...
... the Germans during their occupation 1940-1945.
After lunch we were taken to a tourist place called the Living Legend, which is a multimedia program about Jersey's history. It was all right, though really touristy. Also here is the miniature golf course that we played with the whole bunch of Goodwins when we came in 2007. (that's when I discovered that they cheat like mad!)
Next it was a drive back to the coast on ...
... last year, after D Day, there were severe food shortages in Jersey. Jersey is self-governing, not part of the UK, but Britain is constitutionally responsible for its defense. They are not officially part of the EU either, and they have their own currency. Most of the towns, parishes and street names are French, but English is the official language. It is hard to immigrate to Jersey, and you cannot own property unless you live here ...
Awoke at 6.30am for early breakfast as the tender boats to Guernsey started at 7.30am. The passengers booked on tours went first. We went at 8am. We were greeted at the cruise terminal (a shack) by two locals who gave us maps of the area. St Peter Port, the capital of Guernsey, is quaint and quiet. It is Sunday. The town did not come to life until about 9.30am. Vera went on a Panorama Bus Tour. Ron and I did a city walk following the map ...
... works in his seafront home, Hauteville House. Fine examples of Georgian and Regency architecture remain in the inviting old town, overlooked by its ancient fortress, Castle Comet. Weather got a little wetter and cooler than forecasted. Overall it was not too bad. We found a shop to buy chocolate for Barbara's book club and a nice restaurant, the ...