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Guernsey (Channel Islands) in July is spectacular with every nook and cranny being planted with hanging baskets and other floral displays...it was quite magical. We were blessed to have four days of perfect weather and hardly saw a cloud in all the time here - it was pleasantly warm without being too hot.
Ian was born in Guernsey and has the family of two Aunts still living here. We caught up with all the Brennan family ...
... lord) in his feudal hereditary role, all of whom are in conflict with the millionaire Barclay brothers who own the tiny island of Brechou. Interesting place with lots of history. Went by public bus (for £1) around Guernsey to get a feel for the place & stopped in the German Occupation Museum. The Channel Islands were the only British territory under German control during the Second World War & the story of life then is ...
Our first port of call was the island of Guernsey, just a bit north of France. While technically a part of the United Kingdom, the island certainly had a French feel to it (signs, food, etc). This was a tender port, which means that the ship can't pull right up to a dock but must anchor offshore a bit and the passengers use smaller boats to get from the Ruby Princess to shore. After disembarking our tender, we strolled around the ...
... 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 ...
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