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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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... we had a light lunch of calamari and a prawn cocktail, then it was time to do the chores for the day. Tracey caught up with a bit of washing and I planned for our next stop which will be Roscoff on the Brittany coast, I'm thinking it should put us in a good position for rounding Ushant and entering Camaret where we will wait for a good 3 to 4 day weather window to cross the infamous Bay of Biscay! On ...
... everywhere but dodging through we managed to moor on the waiting pontoon with no problems until the main harbour was accessible - a sand bar over the entrance means you have to wait until the tide clears it, luckily because we draw so little (1.1mtrs) we were one of the first into the main harbour. We unwound for about an hour then treat ourselves to a well deserved Indian at the 'Taj' restaurant just in front of the marina - well worth a visit if your ever in Guernsey ...
... the rock, for a hospital. However, Jersey have turned theirs into a museum depicting life in Jersey under the Occupation. his was very interesting, informative and quite moving. However, it is now official - I am "over" WWII - for the moment!
Also, went into St. Matthew's Church, which is known as the Glass Church as it has a great deal of glass, crafted by Rene Lalique on commission from Florence, Lady Boot, widow of the son of the ...
... the Town Church; this is what it is called, it is probably dedicated to St. Peter (obviously!) but not referred to like that.
Then a climb up to see the Guernsey Tapestry, a millennium effort with 10 panels depicting scenes from Guernsey life in each of the 10 centuries since 1000, worked by people in the 10 parishes. There was very interesting information in it.
Tuesday, I took a guided walk around St. Peter Port; this was good as I was ...
... for them.
It was great to have a nice and relaxing day close to the gite without having to drive too far.
This trip has certainly shown us the benefit of basing ourselves in one location for an extended period rather than being on the go, moving from town to town each day and we know that any trips we do in the future will be spent in only one or two locations and using those places as a base to explore the area.