Hotel Restaurant des Isles
Travel Blogs from Barneville-Carteret
A quiet day today ,summer in France, warm and lovely..We took the shuttle bus into the town/city ..,and walked at length around the perimeter,things of Napoleon ,a large and majestic statue,this was his territory..and he built some of the fortifications.
This was a strategic Port in many wars...Huge battlements and walls enclose the Port, some very battle scared with bullet holes ...from several wars no ...
... as Barneville-Carteret but in fact they are quite separate. Carteret is a port with, according to our map, a ferry to Guernsey. From Carteret the road to the lighthouse goes steeply uphill, way above the port. Surprisingly, just before the lighthouse there is designated MH parking, but not from 22.00 to 8.00, so no ...
... 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 ...
... We're on day four and so far it's been a bit of a struggle to completely get these things done. Mom doesn't seem to get it. And the girls can be difficult to humble themselves or to think of anything other than what they want for Christmas. But I think that they'll slowly get the hang of it.
In whole, I'm hoping to teach them that "Christmas doesn't come from a store. Perhaps Christmas means a little bit more." I think it'll be challenging, but I'm always up for a ...
... up at completely staggered times, the first one of them to get up has to come wake me up/get me before they go downstairs. Sometimes I'm awake before them, sometimes I'm not.
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- Swimming pool