Norfolk Lodge Hotel
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- Airport Transportation
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
TripAdvisor Reviews Norfolk Lodge Hotel St. Helier
Travel Blogs from St. Helier
... flight via Guernsey, train from Birmingham to Wolverhampton and the first part of my journey was over when Pat picked me up from the station. The pretty spring blossoms were very welcoming. An evening of final sorting before an early night. Alarms are set for 4.45am!!
We arrived in one piece and caught a taxi to the Hotel Savoy where Henry had a little nap and skipped dinner!
Tuesday dawned grey but not too bad, and several degrees cooler. We wandered into St Helier and looked around the shops and harbor area. The town itself was slightly disappointing, a mixture of french and milton keynes architecture, from quaint to functional reflecting a pragmatic approach ...
... the harbour wall and then along the promenade. It was beautiful with good views of the castle and village. Another interesting walker was a lady with a huge long haired black dog, almost the size of a Shetland pony.
Then the bus back to collect the cases, a walk into town, the bus to the airport and here we are waiting to board our plane back to everyday life again, but with ideas of where we think we are going next.
After an early breakfast and walk into town, almost getting caught up I the Jersey Marathon, we caught the 23 bus to the wildlife park. We started with coffee and entered the park. The first enclosure was for Andean bears, a large male and smaller female. She bats him when she gets bored and lands up with retaliating scratches on her chest! There were two howler monkeys, one having a ...
... with their terracotta roofs? Where Bougainvillea thrives in abundance and the beautiful Jacaranda trees that bloom in May? Is it blue skies or the miles of Atlantic kissed terracotta tinged beaches? The people? Why do I have such an enduring love for a country that isn’t my own? I suspect, deep down, it is something to do with my grandmother’s Greek genes that keep pulling me back here. I love the heat. Two hours from the Mainland UK and it is 10 ...