Pomme D'or Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Concierge desk
- Room service
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Travel Blogs from St. Helier
... 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 ...
... s in store for us and set off in the glorious sunshine, the trip went really well, but just rounding the headland off Cherbourg things got a bit hectic. It was wind against tide and very the seas were very confused, at one point I thought we were in for a rough ride right across to Guernsey but a mile or so past the headland things settled down and we sped across at 8 knots until just off Alderney were it got slightly choppy once again but not a drama. The run ...
... if you are not interested, then probably visiting the Channel Islands isn't for you.
Saturday afternoon, being rather tired of walking, I took a short open-top bus tour to the west of the Island to admire the scenery (and more German fortifications!) Then took in the Town Church (of course); this is referred to as the Town Church, as in St. Peter Port, and is dedicated to St. Helier, a 6th century hermit. Fortunately by this time I ...
... the Loophole Towers, built between 1778 and 1779, to defend the Island against a threatened French invasion, when France sided with the Americans, against the British in the American War of Independence. 15 of these towers were built around the Guernsey coast and some are still accessible, including this one, # 11 at Rousse.
Thursday, it rained in the morning. In the afternoon, it cleared up and I went out to the German Occupation Museum. This is ...
... 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.