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- Continental Breakfast
- Airport Transportation
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- Free High-Speed Internet
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Nice relaxed day, went shopping early, there was a M&S opposite the boat so some good old English bacon and sausage was called for then after a hearty full English with French eggs, we headed out to explore round St Peter Port, again with it still being festival time the town was putting free music events on during the day so we stopped and watched some of the free entertainment on offer. After ...
We got up early again and ventured into town and went shopping, two pairs of new shoes later - ( for me not Tracey ! ) we headed back to the chandlers on the Marina to buy a stainless steel rod holder for the rear gantry on the boat. We couldn't leave until 2pm so we had lunch aboard and tidied the boat and did all our checks, engine, sails, lines etc etc. and before we knew it it was time to leave. We didn't feel as nervous as usual, we must be getting more adapted ...
... the German Occupation. I mentioned when writing about Guernsey that the German Occupation and the Liberation are always remembered, and this is also true of Jersey, and presumably the other islands. A short film at the Occupation Tapestry exhibit told how they have decided to keep the events of 1940-1945 "alive" and to teach young people about them, rather than let them be forgotten. Fortunately I am always interested in WW II (and WW I for ...
... in 1939. The museum described the history of the squadron and described all the various aircraft they flew - I won't bore you with the details!!!
At noon everyday they re-enact firing the noon-day gun, or cannon, when two "red-coated soldiers" march to the gun and fire it -electronically now, but it still makes a big bang and lots of smoke, that impress most of the tourists!
In the afternoon, I went out to the northern end of the Island to ...
... enjoyed a lovely afternoon playing on the beach. However the highlight was a scrumptous afternoon tea of banana splits and chocolate crepes. Yum!
A fantastic time was had on the beach building sandcastles and then trying to race the fast flowing incoming tide as well as watching the crazy French kids going for a dip in the very cold ocean. Well, it was cold for us but as we are in the middle of summer it was obviously not ...