Pomme D'or Hotel
Travel Blogs from St. Helier
... St. Peter Port. We ended up visiting the house where Victor Hugo lived when he wrote Les Miserables. I can see how this would be an inspiring location! This evening was one of 2 formal nights on the ship. We dressed up, had our picture taken, watched the champagne waterfall, listened to the captain's speech, and had a wonderful dinner. After dinner we caught a show and had a nightcap and a dance at one of the bars on the ship. ...
... br> We walked up to the phare expecting one like the one at Gatteville, but this is much smaller.
It sits on a headland with lovely views both sides and very clear views of the Channel islands right in front. We spend some time having a good look through the binoculars.
After a coffee break we drive on to ...
... To cut a long story short, especially as this post is basically to say I have arrived safely, the spinnaker came down and came down dry, bit of a result really!
I will have to go now will add more when time allows, got to victual up before the shops shut.
I will add some photos later, adios or should I say adieu. Or even bye for now.
Final words locked into basin verban in St Malo at 2145 last night so the journeytook me 18 hours, I slept well last ...
... evening was calm, besides the odd roll from the wake of passing fishing boats.
The next day we proceeded to Omonville La Rogue which is west of Cherbourg. To get there we went through the race / overfalls at around 7-8 knots which cut down the time spend on the way. We were hoping to anchor in the bay but the designated area had been taken up by buoys - so we took one of the visitor buoys for the night.
It wasn't ...
... inventive the mission is now complete! I'm packed and ready to hit the road!!!!!
The nerves and excitement have kicked in and it's all starting to feel very real - I'm actually going away for 4 months. I've resigned from my job of 4 years (and found a new one for my return). I've said goodbye to those that I won't now have an opportunity to see again before I leave, visas have been completed and the iPod updated with ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services