Hotel Restaurant des Isles
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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.
'Leaving on a ferrryyyy, don't know when we'll be back again!'................
We were awake early to catch the 8.30am ferry to Cherbourg, another beautiful day with thankfully calm seas as Mandy doesn't have great sea legs! Arrived in Cherbourg at 1.45 french time and had a 2 hour drive to a small town on the Brittany/Normandy border called Pontorson.
After checking in at 'Camping Haliotis' we walked ...
... ham, cheese, onions, mushrooms, eggs, etc. Very tasty washed down with local 'cidre’.
We moved one mile down the road to the other campsite we had found, then spent most of the day cleaning the van and then ourselves. A month’s worth of dirt on the van takes some shifting. We are sort of in wind-down mode now as it is almost the end of the ...
... which commemorates the 20,389 World War Two airmen with no known graves. This information and more can be found on the internet, from Mail Online, The Daily Mirror, 60 minutes and the Australian Archives.
“He was not spared to share the peace of a country he helped to save: but we remember him as a hero and treasure the life he gave.” – Courier Mail 6th June, 1946 – inserted by my Mum’s family.
Lest we ...
... of the year is filled with very important dates for me: Thanksgiving, my birthday, Christmas, and New Years. And while doing absolutely nothing on Thanksgiving and listening to children complain about everything, I wanted to be home. I wanted to celebrate these days with people I care about. And I desperately wanted a dose of Southern hospitality.
French culture has been leaving me very dissatisfied as of late. True, the pastries are to die for, the fashion is fantastic, and ...