Travel Blogs from St. Helier
... br> St. Petersport.
does NOT belong the shipping area. Would you please change it to any other address near the town or city.
It was a bit cloudy and threatening rain when we arrived in our first port, St. Peter Port, Guernsey. We had booked a Princess tour so we headed off to the gathering point after breakfast on the Lido deck. By the time we left the ship for the tour, the weather had cleared and it was absolutely beautiful! We headed off into the countryside to our first destination, the German Occupation Museum. On the way we ...
... pleasant of stays - lots of rocking and rolling with the swell rolling in, especially at high tide. So much so in the morning I felt a little sea sick.
At the appropriate time we headed off for Gorey on Jersey. We've anchored there before. Such a pretty spot with the castle on the hill. Not as much sailing as we'd like but we did have favourable tides with us and the passage through the Aldernay race was uneventful - yay!
... the trip in one tide.
We don't tend to think of ourselves as determined mariners. Our preferred epithets are more along the lines of 'cautious' or 'wussy'. We both felt that this implied a more challenging journey than we were comfortable with, but as we couldn't see any reason why it would be we went for it anyway and just hoped for the best.
It was unpleasantly early again when we rose, but the water looked like glass and the sky was ...
... amazing life experiences and happy memories!
Then came the task of deciding what to take and actually packing. Sat there I stared at my rucksack, which online showed ample amounts of room, but now, lying in front me, was proving to be my mission impossible! As the girl who would take 2 full suitcases on a week long holiday this was proving challenging to say the least!
Thanks to a few gadgets sourced in town and ...